Lot 289 of 302:
Marryat's Poor Jack, 1840  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$108
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Poor Jack

Author:
Marryat, Captain (Frederick)

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans

Date:
1840

Description:

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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Condition:
Edges slightly rubbed; occasional foxing spots, else fine.

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Item number:
301489a
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