Category: Modern First Editions

JOHN HALIFAX, GENTLEMAN. By the author of "The Head Of The Family", "Olive" &c. &c. Stock code: 11704


London: Hurst and Blackett. 1856


First edition. Three volumes. 8vo. Publisher's original light brown blind-stamped cloth with titles in gilt to the spine. Vol I 321pp, 3pp ads; Vol II 331pp, 1pp ads; Vol III 311pp, 1 blank, 2pp ads. An excellent near fine set, the bindings showing light wear to the extremities and remaining very clean and bright. The contents are clean throughout. Title pages with the ownership inscription of John Fothergill dated Oct 1856 in volume I and January 1857 in volumes II and III. A beautiful example of this Victorian bestseller, entirely without repair or restoration, scarce thus.