Item #35366 TOM RACQUET And His Three Maiden Aunts. Charles W. Manby.

TOM RACQUET And His Three Maiden Aunts.

New York: H. Long & Brother, 43 Ann Street. (n. d.). 1st US edition [?]. Ca 1849 - 1853 [when Long at 43 Ann Street]. 216, [8] pp. Last 8 pages reprint the first pages of QUEEN JOANNA, with the last page a list of books offered by H. Long. Untrimmed. Frontispiece by Avery after Cruikshank. 3 inserted full-page wood engravings. 8vo. 9-5/8" x 6". Original publisher's printed buff-paper wrappers. Wood engraved vignette to front wrapper. Adverts, with cuts, to other 3 advert pages. Some wear & soiling to wrappers, with the corners starting to curl. Rear wrapper beginning to detach at bottom. Withal, a VG copy. Item #35366

Scarce US edition [NB. We find no record of an earlier US publication] of this minor mid-19th C British novel; OCLC records 3 institutional holdings.

Price: $275.00

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