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(Penny Dreadful) [Rymer, James Malcolm]
Love and Mystery; or, Married and Single. A Romance. By the Author of "The String of Pearls" &c., &c [drop title]
[London: E. Lloyd, 1849]. First edition, bound from the original 52 weekly numbers, without the title. Illustrated with 52 wood engravings (one for each weekly part). 411 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. The author of THE STRING OF PEARLS is now known to be Rymer, not Prest (see Smith, New Light). Ono 210; Medcraft 160; Summers, p. 392; James and Smith 492 (attributed to T. Prest). Smith, New Light, p. 35. BL shelfmarks C.140.b.60 (1); C.140.e.27 (2). No other copies in OCLC. Modern cloth. A few marginal tears and some soiling, but a good, sound copy of a very scarce penny dreadful.
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller [USA]

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