Lot 399 of 459:
Charles Kingsley, Two Years Ago 1857  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$24
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$10 - $100

Title:
Two Years Ago
Author:
Kingsley, Rev. Charles.
Place:
Cambridge
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co.
Date:
1857
Description:

3 volumes. (8vo), finely bound in later dark green three-quarter morocco and marbled boards, spines with gilt lettering, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Half-titles present, but lacking the terminal publisher's ads in volume 1. First Edition.

Finely bound copy of Kingsley's final reformist novel, centering on a cholera epidemic in a fishing village. Charles Kingsley was a broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He was a friend and correspondent with Charles Darwin.

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Condition:
Light wear and rubbing to bindings; very good.
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Item number:
290738a
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