A Simpleton, White Lies; Love Me Little, Love Me Long, Christie.

Reade, Charles

Publication Date: 1900
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12 volumes. Fiction by Influential Nineteenth Century Social Reformer Reade, Charles[1814-1884]. A Simpleton, White Lies; Love Me Little, Love Me Long, Christie Johnson; Griffith Gaunt, Or, Jealousy, Peg Woffington; The Cloister and the Hearth vol. I; The Cloister and the Hearth vol. II, Autobiography of a Thief; It Is Never Too Late to Mend; Foul Play, The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth; A Terrible Temptation, The Jilt: A Yarn and other Stories; A Woman Hater, The Wandering Heir; Put Yourself in his Place; Hard Cash vol. I; Hard Cash vol. II, Singeleheart and Double Face; Good Stories of Man and other Animals. Illustrated Sterling Edition. Boston: Dana Estes & Company, [n.d., 1900?]. Twelve volumes. Illustrated. Steel-engraved frontispieces in all vols., with the exception of Hard Cash, vol. II., which is a portrait of the author. Original cloth, gilt spine labels, top edges gilt, deckle fore-edges. Some shelfwear and light soiling, internally fresh. A very good set of this influential author's novels. $400. * "Was jail reform more aided by Bentham's essays or by Charles Reade's `Never too Late To Mend?'.How soon would the right to imprison sane people in the private lunatic asylums have been abolished if `Hard Cash' had not been written? Two great figures stand out as leaders-Charles Dickens and Charles Reade. That great author's life, in fact, was one long knight-errantry against the dragons and giants of the times.": J.H. Wigmore, "A List of Legal Novels," Illinois Law Review 2:577 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 1151. Bookseller Inventory # 29770

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Title: A Simpleton, White Lies; Love Me Little, ...

Publication Date: 1900

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 12 volumes.

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