London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1841. 1st edition (Wolff 7072). 3 volumes. Half-titles present in each volume. 8vo. Original publisher's brown cloth bindings with gilt stamped spine lettering. Overall VG+ (gilt bright; Vol I rebacked; one proud signature in Vol III). Item #10711
Initially published anonymously, Ten Thousand a Year became "one of the most popular novels of the era in both the United States and Europe. New print runs and updated editions were published regularly to the turn of the century. The story chronicles events in the life of its iconic protagonist Tittlebat Titmouse and offers in-depth detail of English common law of the time." [Wiki]
'... the most famous novel about the law...' - Wolff.