Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey. Volume Nine of Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading

Peacock, Thomas Love

Published by Wiley and Putnam, New York, 1845
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Stated first American edition. Quarter green leather with marbled boards. 172 pp. Two works bound as one, by Thomas Love Peacock. Headlong Hall being a social satire centered around eccentric characters, their obsessions and their interactions with one another at a country estate of one of the characters, while Nightmare Abbey satires the Romantic movement and authors in then contemporary English literature. Thomas Love Peacock was an English novelist, perhaps best known for his satirical works. He was a friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley. GOOD+ condition. Moderate scuffing to the leather. Minor fading and toning. Armorial bookplate of G.F. Lindsay on the inside front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 010477

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Title: Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey. Volume ...

Publisher: Wiley and Putnam, New York

Publication Date: 1845

Binding: Quarter Leather

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First American Edition.

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