It Is Never Too Late to Mend. A Matter of Fact Romance. In Two Volumes

By: Reade, Charles

Price: $75.00

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423 pp + 424 pp + 12 pages ads. First US edition of the author's first novel -- he would go on to become famous for The Cloister and The Hearth. Original dark green ribbed cloth blind stamped with ruling and floral decoration. Spines are sunned, spine gilt is only just legible. Both volumes have old owner inscrip dated 1856, end papers a little yellow, Vol. I first blank has small chip at edge, dedication page is oxidized, Vol. II has small chip at fore-edge of first few blanks and title, paper in Vol. II is browning more than Vol. I, tho it is clearly a matched set. Bindings are firm, paper is unmarked and clean, handsome set. Author's edition.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Title: It Is Never Too Late to Mend. A Matter of Fact Romance. In Two Volumes

Author Name: Reade, Charles

Categories: Literature,Poetry,Drama, First/Limited/Signed Editions,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor And Fields: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002863