1885 Tom Brown's School-Days; Wanderings in South America ; Old Christmas; Bracebridge Hall
What Our Customers Say...
Early Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, Scarce
A scarce copy of this volume comprising four works by some popular English and American authors, printed in three-columns imitating a periodical serialisation.
Tom Brown's School-days by an old boy (Thomas Hughes), with a preface to the sixth edition. Originally published in 1857, it follows a story set at Rugby School and is based on the author's real experiences.
Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton, edited with a biographical introduction and explanatory index by Rev. J. G. Wood. An intriguing book following the author's adventurous travels in Guiana, West Indies. Originally published in 1825.
Old Christmas: From the Sketch-Book of Washington Irving, with some charming old English traditions. With illustrations by Randolph Caldecott.
Bracebridge Hall by Washington Irving, originally published in 1821. An episodic novel comprised of a series of character sketches with numerous individual plots. Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott.
The whole work is fully illustrated with numerous vignettes by Arthur Hughes, Sydney Prior Hall, Randolph Caldecott, et al.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally very smart with only minor shelf wear and some bumping to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. With a minor soiling to the boards and spine. With an illustration by a previous owner pasted to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. With some offsetting to the endpapers and title page as well as a faint minor scattered spotting particularly to the first and last few leaves, although the pages are generally very clean throughout. Illustrated with numerous vignettes in text by various artists.
Delivery & payment
We send all of our books via courier which is a fully tracked and insured service. In our experience we find this to be the most reliable and quickest form of delivery. Our primary courier is DHL, but we are able to accommodate special requests if required, including postal delivery for items under 2kg. See More Details