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George John Whyte-Melville
The Complete Works of George John Whyte-Melville
Ward Lock & Co, London; New York; Melbourne, 1890. This is an illustrated set of the works of George John Whyte-Melville. Complete in 25 volumes, with three volumes containing two works. Volumes include: Volume I- Katerfelto. Volume II- Cerise Volume III-Sarchedon Volume IV- Songs and Verses, True Cross Volume V- Market Harborough, Inside the Bar. Volume VI- Black but Comely Volume VII- Roy's Wife Volume VIII- Rosine, Sister Louise Volume IX- Kate Coventry Volume X- The Gladiators Volume XI- Riding Recollections Volume XII- The Brookes of Bridlemere Volume XIII- Satanella Volume XIV- Holmby House Volume XV- The White Rose Volume XVI- Tilbury Nogo Volume XVII- Uncle John VOlume XVIII- Contraband Volume XIX- M or N Volume XX- The Queen's Maries Volume XXI- General Bounce Volume XXII- Digby Grand Volume XXIII- The Interpreter Volume XXIV- Good for Nothing Volume XXV- Bones and I. George John Whyte Melville was a Scottish novelist of the sporting-field and a poet. After translating horace in 1850, he published his first novel, Digby Grand, in 1853, which was a huge success. He went on to publish twenty-one novels. Whyte-Melville was a popular writer in to main genres, that of historical romance and hunting. He became a popular writer about hunting with most of his heroes or heroines active or would-be hunters. His work was said to inspire the novels of Henry Hawley Smart and the verse of John Woodcock Graves. Uniformly bound in half calf bindings. Externally, generally smart with rubbing and bumping to all volumes, though heavier to some. Some sunning to spines. Wear to head an … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Rooke Books PBFA [Bath, United Kingdom]
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