1891 The Pilgrims of the Rhine
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Illustrated, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Scarce
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton PC (1803 - 1873), was an English politician, poet, playwright, and novelist. He was immensely popular with the reading public and wrote a stream of bestselling dime-novels which earned him a considerable fortune His literary career began in 1820 - with the publication of a book of poems - and spanned much of the nineteenth century. He wrote in a variety of genres, including historical fiction, mystery, romance, the occult, and science fiction. He financed his extravagant life with a varied and prolific literary output, sometimes publishing anonymously. Bulwer-Lytton reached the height of his popularity with the publication of Godolphin (1833) which was followed by The Pilgrims of the Rhine (1834). With previous owner's ink inscription to recto of frontispiece dated 1938.
In a half morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, generally sound but with wear to extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Generally bright but with slight age toning to front and rear and marginally in places and with slight foxing to some plates and title page.
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