Book Description

A very nice copy of the first edition in original blind stamped & gilt embossed publishers cloth 10"x7" 237pps. printed in double colums and bound from 30 weekly penny parts. Original yellow coated endpapers with no ownership marks 21 full page illustrations by by E.H.Corbould [1815-1905] Reynolds was an English novelist and Chartist leader ; Editor of the London Journal [1846] Reynold's Miscellany [1846] and Reynold's Weekly Newspaper (1850) Virtually forgotten now, his exposure of Victorian poverty & criminality predates Mayhew's better known accounts. In his lifetime he was more read than Dickens or Thackeray and in his obituary " The Bookseller " called him the most popular writer of our times. Scarce Copac records only the Bodleian Library copy. NB: Additional images of the book can be provided on request.
Author Reynolds. G. W. M. [George William Macarthur Renolds 1814-1879]
Binding Original publishers cloth
Publisher LONDON John Dicks 313 The Strand. 1870 First Edition
Condition Very Good

Price: £400.00

Offered by John L Capes

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