HUNTED DOWN: A Story. With Some Account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner. Charles Dickens, 1812 - 1870.

HUNTED DOWN: A Story. With Some Account of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, the Poisoner.

London: John Camden Hotten, (n. d.). 1st UK book edition (Eckel, p. 199). Circa 1870. [2], 89, [1] pp. 17 pp publisher catalogue, dated 1871, at rear. Building vignette to front wrapper. 16mo. 6-3/8" x 4". Early 20th C. red full sheep (color touch-up along joints); gilt spine lettering. Marbled eps. Original green wrappers bound in (front wrapper with paper repair to vertical crack along gutter). Bookplate. Minor wear. A VG+ copy. Item #13394.1

'Hunted Down' first appeared in 1859, in the NY Ledger, written by Dickens for the princely sum of £1000 as offered by the newspaper's publisher, Robert Bonner. This the first separate UK publication. 'Hunted Down' the 4th Queen's Quorum title [1860].

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