TROLLOPE, Anthony.

The Way We Live Now.

With Forty Illustrations.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1875 Stock Code: 128290
£1,925.00

An attractive set in original cloth

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Notes

First edition in book form of Trollope's "longest and for many readers one of his most important novels, a dissection of the greed and dishonesty he saw infecting society" (ODNB). It was originally published in 20 monthly shilling parts, from February 1874 to September 1875. Harper's first US edition was published in its usual single-volume form.

From the collection of Vincent Newton who, with his friend Joseph Holland, collected Blake and Blakeana, resulting in the publication of their auction catalogue The Blake Collection of Joseph Holland & Vincent Newton (1995).

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Description

2 volumes, octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spines in gilt, triple line rule and foliate design to boards and spines in black, yellow coated endpapers.

Illustrations

40 plates by Luke Fildes, with tissue guards, including frontispieces.

Condition

Bookplate of Vincent Newton to front pastedown of vol. 1; book label with baronial coronet over "LR" initials to front pastedowns; neat ink "E." initial to top left corner of pastedowns; blind stamp of Eland, stationers of Exeter, to top right corners of front free endpapers. Slight wear to extremities, the bindings otherwise bright and notably unfaded, hinges cracked but holding, light damp stains to rear board and endpapers of vol. 2, internally clean; still an attractive set.

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