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Marryat's Poor Jack, 1840  

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Poor Jack

Marryat, Captain (Frederick)


Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans



x, 384 pp. Profusely illustrated with 35 engraved plates and eleven text illustrations by Vizetelly, Branston, and Landells after Clarkson Stanfield's original drawings. (8vo) 22x14 cm (8¾x5½), period black half calf, marbled paper boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. First Edition in book form.

A land-based novel about life in Greenwich, but not without seafaring characters and related events, filtered through the first person narrative of a boy named Jack. Sadleir, 1595a; Wolff 4543a. Bookplate of Walter George Crombie.

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Edges slightly rubbed; occasional foxing spots, else fine.

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