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Headlong Hall
London: Printed for T. Hookham, Jun. and Co, 1816. First edition. pp. [i-ii], [1]-216. Bound without half-title. 1 vols. 12mo. Green calf, a.e.g., by Zaehnsdorf; finely rebacked with gilt spine. First edition. pp. [i-ii], [1]-216. Bound without half-title. 1 vols. 12mo. Peacock's First Novel. A fine copy of Peacock's first novel, following some earlier volumes of verse. "Headlong Hall, the first of his stylish and witty conversation novels, was an immediate success on its publication in December 1815, with a title-page postdated 1816." The novel was written in Marlow, where Peacock had settled with his mother with the support of an annuity from his dear friend Percy Bysshe Shelley. Not in Woolf; Sadleir 1957d
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