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Reade, Charles

Published by Peter Fenelon Collier (1900)

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About this Item: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1900. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Binding is loose, rubbing on edges of covers, top right corner on front cover has water spot Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng Language: eng. Seller Inventory # ABE-7793835938

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Good Stories--Good Stories of Man and Other: READE, CHARLES

READE, CHARLES

Published by Peter Fenelon Collier (1890)

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About this Item: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1890. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Type: Hardback Peter Fenelon, c 1890. First Edition. Volume Nine of Nine Volumes. Hardcover in Good Condition. Quarto. No jacket, as issued. 400 pages. 16 Full-page Wood Engravings on coated paper. truly wonderful, many red-toned. All edges green-speckled. Text in two columns. Heavy, solid book with dark green cloth, lavishly embossed with elaborate, ornate, gilt title. Boards are scuffed at corners and around spine. Foxing on first few pages. First leaf loose at the bottom between the contents page and the recto. Frontspiece Woodcut: "Man's Life Saved by Fowls, and Woman's By a Pig". Onion skin overlaid. Pages/text are in surprisingly good condition-clean, unmarked, untorn. Contents: Good Stories--Good Stories of Man and Other Animals; Readiana. In his day, Charles Reade was considered to be the natural successor of Charles Dickens. Today he is known primarily for "The Cloister and the Hearth" and "Griffith Gaunt". Reade's works deal with social problems and expose social abuses, 19th century England. 400 pages. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. c. 1890, Peter Fenelon Collier. New York. Seller Inventory # 016255

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The Cloister and the Hearth of Maid,: READE, CHARLES

READE, CHARLES

Published by Peter Fenelon Collier (1890)

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About this Item: Peter Fenelon Collier, 1890. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. First Edition. Type: Hardback Peter Fenelon, c 1890. First Edition. Volume Three of Nine Volumes. Hardcover in Good Condition. Quarto. No jacket, as issued. 112 Full-page Wood Engravings in the entire set of 9 volumes, most red-toned. All edges green-speckled. Heavy, solid book with dark green boards, lavishly engraved with elaborate, ornate, gilt title. In overall good condition. Boards are scuffed at corners and around spine. Lightly mottled. Frontspiece a Woodcut of "Mind the pot", said he, "and don't let it spill, for Heaven's sake"." Onion skin overlaid. Back strap is loose. Sewn bindind wioth endband tight and solid. Inner hinges cracked. Pages/text are in surprisingly good condition-clean, unmarked, untorn. Double column format. Contents: The Cloister and the Hearth or Maid, Wife, Widow. In his day, Charles Reade was considered to be the natural successor of Charles Dickens. Today he is known primarily for "The Cloister and the Hearth" and "Griffith Gaunt". The Cloister and the Hearth is an historical novel with the action taking place on the Continent in the late 15th century. Reade introduces various historical characters into the narrative--Froissart, Gringoire, Deschamps, Luther, Villon, and, as a child, Erasmus.The story centers around the tragically thwarted love of Erasmus' parents. 412 pages. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 1890, Peter Fenelon Collier. New York. Seller Inventory # 016265

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READE, Charles

Published by Dana Estes & Co., Boston (1900)

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About this Item: Dana Estes & Co., Boston, 1900. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good ++. No Jacket. Reprint. Eight volumes bount in half brown leather with five bands on spine and patterned boards (with matching endpaper). A handsome leather set. Titles include: Put Yourself in His Place, White Lies, A Terrible Temptation, It is Never too Late to Mend, The Course of True Love Never Runs Smooth and the Cloister and the Hearth. A light bit of rubbing. This is the publisher's "Illustrated Cabinet Edition". Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Seller Inventory # 5001256

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Reade, Charles (1814-1884)

Published by Boston: The Aldine Publishing Company (1910)

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About this Item: Boston: The Aldine Publishing Company, 1910. First Edition. Good copy in original cloth with a paper label to the spine with some wear and tear as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright and clean. Provenance; from the library of John Loring Nichols with his bookplate ; includes a discarded bookplate from the Wellesley College Library. Physical description; twelve volumes. Contents; Foul Play / The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth. It is Never Too Late to Mend. Love Me Little, Love Me Long. Put Yourself in His Place. Hard Cash: vol. 1 & 2. Griffith Gaunt / Peg Woffington. A Terrible Temptation / Other Stories. The Cloister and The Hearth: vol. 1 & 2. A Simpleton / White Lies. A Woman Hater / The Wandering Heir. Subjects; Charles Reade (1814-1884). Collected works. 19th century literature. 12 Kg. Seller Inventory # 252860

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Reade, Charles (1814-1884)

Published by Boston: The Aldine Publishing Company (1910)

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About this Item: Boston: The Aldine Publishing Company, 1910. First Edition. Provenance; from the library of John Loring Nichols with his bookplate ; includes a discarded bookplate from the Wellesley College Library. Physical description; twelve volumes. Contents; Foul Play / The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth. It is Never Too Late to Mend. Love Me Little, Love Me Long. Put Yourself in His Place. Hard Cash: vol. 1 & 2. Griffith Gaunt / Peg Woffington. A Terrible Temptation / Other Stories. The Cloister and The Hearth: vol. 1 & 2. A Simpleton / White Lies. A Woman Hater / The Wandering Heir. Subjects; Charles Reade (1814-1884). Collected works. 19th century literature. Good copy in original cloth with a paper label to the spine with some wear and tear as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright and clean. 12 Kg. Seller Inventory # 252860

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Charles Reade

Published by The Grolier Society, Paris and Boston (1890)

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About this Item: The Grolier Society, Paris and Boston, 1890. Full Crushed Levant. Condition: Very Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj as issued. 1st Edition Thus. Charles Reade. English Victorian Novelists famed for his expose Hard Cash and the Cloister and the Hearth among many other plays, novellas and novels lived from 1814 to 1884. This is the first deluxe edition of his major works in 13 8vo volumes. This is the rare autograph edition of only 250 sets, this being set number 58. with 13 hand water colored engraved frontis and many photo gravure plates with top edge gilt and the others uncut, near fine, tiny bumps else near mint set in Full l Honey brown curshed levant morocco possibly by Riviere of London with silk moire end sheets and two fine engraved book plates. on hand made paper, a superb set. scurrilous best-seller exposing the abuses of the "trade in lunacy", the hero, Alfred Hardie, being improperly confined in a series of private mad-houses. In the fairly transparent guise of Dr. Wycherley, Reade savagely burlesques Dr. John Conolly, whose conduct had been exposed in several court cases as questionable at the very least: "his transparent rationalizations, and the convenient congruence between his beliefs and his self-interest [his] pretensions to gentlemanly status are mocked, and his vaunted psychological acumen exposed as a pious fraud" (Scull, "A Victorian Alienist: John Conolly" in Bynum, Porter & Shepherd, The Anatomy of Madness, I). Sadleir 2006; Wolff 5708. Size: 8vo - (Standard Book Size). By the Binder. Private Press. Seller Inventory # 012478

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