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Peg Woffington

 A Novel

By Charles Reade

1853 - London - Richard Bentley 

8" by 5.5", 331pp.

 


 

DETAILS

A first edition of this fictional work from prolific writer, Charles Reade.

Though dated 1853, the book actually was published on December 17, 1852.

Charles Reade was an English novelist and dramatist, best known for The Cloister and the Hearth. Reade began his literary career as a dramatist, and he chose to have "dramatist" stand first in the list of his occupations on his tombstone. As an author, he always had an eye to stage effect in scene and situation as well as in dialogue.

With John Martineau's armorial bookplate to the front pastedown.

CONDITION

In original cloth binding with gilt lettering to the spine. Externally, light shelfwear, with fading to the spine and extremities. Cloth is cracked to the rear joint.Both hinges are slightly strained. Internally, firmly bound, bright and generally clean, aside from the odd spot and handling mark. Overall: GOOD.


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