Oberon's Horn. Illustrated by Charles Bennett

MORLEY, Henry. [1822-1894]

Verlag: London, Chapman and Hall, 1861, 1861
Verkäufer Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB (Royal Tunbridge Wells, KENT, Vereinigtes Königreich)

AbeBooks Verkäufer seit 15. Juni 1998 Verkäuferbewertung 5 Sterne

Verbandsmitglied: ABA

Anzahl: 1

Gebraucht kaufen
Preis: EUR 116,68 Währung umrechnen
Versand: Gratis Von Vereinigtes Königreich nach USA Versandziele, Kosten & Dauer
In den Warenkorb legen


First Edition. This copy is inscribed by Mr.Morley on the half title. Bound in publisher's embossed purple cloth faded to spine, titled and decorated in gilt to spine and front board. Light bumping and wear to extremities, fraying to head of spine and a small hole in the cloth midway down the spine panel. Pencil ownership to front flyleaf. Essentially a strong, solid copy of a charming little book of Victorian fairy tales, many of which lean strongly towards the surreal; including a particularly mental example where great attention is paid to decoding the message written on the back of a very talkative mackerel. Morley seems to have been responsible for dispensing potted education to every literate occupant of Victorian England. He was responsible for Morley's Universal Library, Cassell's National Library, and was the long time editor of Charles Dickens' Household Words to boot. He is said to have edited and written over three hundred volumes during the course of his distinguished career. We can only suppose that he knocked off this little collection of Carroll-esque bits and pieces in the quiet part of an afternoon when he wasn't learning the violin and translating Tacitus. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 32703

Dem Anbieter eine Frage stellen

Bibliografische Details

Titel: Oberon's Horn. Illustrated by Charles ...

Verlag: London, Chapman and Hall, 1861

Erscheinungsdatum: 1861

Einband: Hardcover

Signiert: Signed by Author(s)

Auflage: 1st Edition


Adrian Harrington Ltd occupies the rare book room on the first floor of the iconic Hall's Bookshop in Royal Tunbridge Wells which was established in 1898. We are a large high street bookshop with a stock of tens of thousands of books, prints, maps and ephemeral items. Adrian Harrington specialise in Literature, modern first editions, Ian Fleming, children's books, history, travel, and general antiquarian books. Opening hours are Monday - Saturday 9.30am - 5.30pm. Visit our website at www.harringtonbooks.co.uk

Zur Homepage des Verkäufers

Antiquarian Booksellers' Association
Verbandsmitglieder verpflichten sich, höchste Standards einzuhalten. Sie garantieren die Echtheit aller zum Verkauf angebotenen Objekte. Ihre Objektbeschreibungen sind sachkundig und genau, etwaig vorhandene Mängel oder Restaurationen werden offengelegt. Die Ansetzung der Verkaufspreise erfolgt nach akkurater Recherche. Alle Verkäufe werden stets fair und redlich abgewickelt.

Adrian Harrington is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association (ABA) and
thus affiliated with the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).
These organizations stand for professionalism in the world of books so look for
these logos when buying books. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Visa Delta,
Maestro, PayPal, Cheque or Bank Transfer accepted. We also have a New York dollar
cheque account.

Any item purchased from us via this website will be subject to the Consumer Con...

Mehr Information

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping is free.

Alle Bücher des Anbieters anzeigen

akzeptiert von diesem Verkäufer

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Vorauskasse Money Order Bar PayPal Bankwechsel Banküberweisung