Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, and Carey, Chesnut Street, 1827. Early edition of the original 1826 work. 3 volumes. Vol I: , 224, [2 (blank)] pp. Vol II: , 152, [2 (blank)] pp. Vol III: , 247, [3 (blank)] pp. 7-1/4" x 4-1/4". Half-bound tan leather spine and edges, marbled paper boards. Gilt stamped lettering and rules to spine. Binding rubbed, worn & mislabeled [First Part binding labelled as Volume 3 to spine]. Bookplate and inked sentence to each front paste-down, previous owner's signature to each title leaf. Paper age-toned. Withal, Very Good. Item #38963
Disraeli's first novel, published in 1826. Vivian Grey traces the main character's entry into the world of politics from his childhood, and highlights the mishaps, heartaches, and education Grey endures along his journey.