Book Description

8vo. 10 volumes, set. Limited edition of 675 sets. Recent tan quarter morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spines with decorative floral design. New endpapers. Top edges gilt. Tissue guarded portrait frontispieces. Light foxing to the prelims of each volume but otherwise contents clean. The first two leaves of volume 1 have had careful paper conservation to the leading edges. Near fine.
Dealer Notes
The standard edition of Peacock’s prose and verse. 1. Biographical Introduction & Headlong Hall; 2. Melincourt; 3. Nightmare Abbey & Maid Marian; 4. The Misfortunes of Elphin & Crotchet Castle; 5. Gryll Grange; 6. Poems; 7. Poems & Plays; 8. Essays, Memoirs, Letters & Unfinished Novels; 9. Critical & Other Essays; 10. Dramatic Criticisms & Translations and Other Essays. Most volumes were issued between 1924 and 1926 but volume 8 was unpublished until 1934. Uncommon. A handsomely rebound library set.
Author Peacock, Thomas Love
Date 1924-34
Publisher London & New York, Constable & Co. Ltd and Gabriel Wells

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