Lot 313 of 377:
Reade's semi-autobiographical work   

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Title:
Christie Johnstone, a Novel
Author:
Reade, Charles
Place:
London
Publisher:
Richard Bentley
Date:
1853
Description:

8vo, later brown full calf, red morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering.  First edition.  

The second novel by Charles Reade (1814-1884), the prolific, popular and controversial Victorian novelist. Christie Johnstone is a semi-autobiographical work about a woman in Edinburgh, with whom Reade fell in love in 1850. Parrish, page 173; Sadleir 1998; Wolff 5703; NCBEL III, 879. 

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Condition:
Edges rubbed; some foxing; very good.
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Item number:
300101
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