Item #002332 The Steward: a Romance of Real Life. Henry Cockton.

The Steward: a Romance of Real Life

New York: H. Long and Brother, 1850. Paperback. 191, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates; 24 cm. Lacking original wrappers (except on spine). One page of publisher's advertisements follows text. No date of publication; first published in London in 1850. The publisher, H. Long and Brothers, was located at 43 Ann St., the address on the title page, prior to 1850 through 1853, indicating that this was published between 1850 and 1853. The author, Henry Cockton (1807-1853), is best known today for his novel The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist (1840). A scarce edition of a less well-known novel of this author. In Good Condition: lacking wrappers, except for spine; corners of first and last leaves creased; light soiling and occasional foxing; otherwise clean and solid. Good. Item #002332

Price: $35.00

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