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RYMER, James Malcolm)
Adeline; or, The grave of the forsaken. Founded on facts.
[Printed & published by E. Lloyd.] [1842]. Double front. plate but without title leaf & preface, illus; tear without loss in pp.43-44, a few marks. Contemp. half red roan, gilt spine; sl rubbed at head. v.g. Ono 542 in 52 pts and 117 chapters. BL & Oxford only on Copac. The work was advertised at 2/6 in December 1842. Louis James early identified this as a more skilful than average domestic tale "in a style that suggests Rymer in a serious mood", and titlepage attributions, lacking here, to the Author of 'The Miller's Maid' & 'Blanche'; [or, The mystery of the doomed house] confirm his authorship. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers [London, United Kingdom]
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