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The Virginians; A Tale of the Last Century
London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo., 2 volumes, 382 pp., 1858; 376 pp., 1859. Half bound in green leather with marbled boards and all edges stained a pinkish-brown, light pink endpapers and pastedowns. Spine has gilt lettering and and decorations and five raised bands. Bound by H. New. Several steel-engraved and wood-engraved illustrations throughout, each volume with engraved frontispiece and vignette title page (all plates present). Includes a bookplate on the front pastedown of each volume with the name Joseph Findlater. Van Duzer 232. A nice copy of this well-known historical novel by one of the most important British novelists of the Victorian era. A Very Good set with some fading to the spine and the corners of the boards, resulting in the leather fading to a rich brown in these spots, traces of wear and rubbing to the boards, and a few tiny spots of age darkening to the endpapers and pastedowns.
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