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HUGHES, Thomas
Tom Brown at Oxford
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co., 1861. Sequel to the Most Famous of All British School Stories With an Autograph Note and an Autograph Letter by the Author [HUGHES, Thomas]. Tom Brown at Oxford. By the Author of "Tom Brown's School Days." In Three Volumes. Cambridge and London: Macmillan and Co., 1861. First edition. Three small octavo volumes (7 3/8 x 4 15/16 inches; 188 x 125 mm.). xii, 319, [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 338, [1, advertisements], [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 309, [3, blank] pp. At the end of Volume I is a publisher's catalogue (23, [1] pp.) dated "15.10.61." Original royal blue morocco-grain cloth with covers ruled in blind and spines ruled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt. Original cream-colored coated endpapers. Binder's ticket on rear pastedown of Volume I: "Bound by/Burn/37 & 38/Kirby St." Minor rubbing to cloth boards and to extremities. Rear hinge of Volumes I and III expertly and almost invisibly repaired. Small hole (measuring approximately 3/8 x 1/4 inch) in the lower inner margin of half-title of Volume I. Leather bookplate of John Stuart Groves on front pastedown of each volume. An excellent copy. Individually chemised and housed together in a quarter dark blue slipcase. The sequel to the most famous of all British school stories and the novel that firmly established the genre, Tom Brown's Schooldays. Laid into Volume I is an Autograph Letter Signed by Hughes to a Mr. Moran, dated "9 Old Square, Lin Inn, Jany 28/68." Written in black ink. One twelvemo page on a folded leaf. "I want copies of Bemis's pamphlets & any other good papers official … [Click Below for Full Description]
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