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

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

London: John Camden Hotten, (n. d.). 1st UK book edition (Eckel, p. 199; QQ, #4). Circa 1870. [2], 89, [1] pp. 17 pp publisher catalogue, dated 1871, at rear. Building vignette to front wrapper. Extra-illustrated with frontis of Dickens, portrait of Helen Abercromby, caricature of Robert Bonner & 8 illustrations from another edition. 16mo. 6-3/8" x 4". Early 20th C. 3/4 green morocco binding with marbled paper boards & eps. TEG. Original green wrappers bound in. Spine sunned to a mellow golden tan. Minor extremity wear. Withal, a handsome VG+ copy. Item #13394.2

'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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