first edition Original brown cloth spine, paper spine labels & brown paper-wrapped boards
1839 · London
by Marryat, Capt [Frederick 1792 - 1848]
London: Longman Orme Brown Green & Longmans, 1839. 1st edition (Howes H300; Sabin 44696; Sadleir 'Excursions', pg 89 & 'XIX C. Fiction 1575; Wolff 4514). Original brown cloth spine, paper spine labels & brown paper-wrapped boards. All volumes cocked. Joints tender, with cloth splitting on Vol II front joint. Spine labels quite worn. Paper loss to front board on volume III. Vol I hinges professionally strengthened Bookplates. Period pos [Anthony Hammond (?) / 1840]. A Good set only.. 3 volumes ([iv], 321 [no publisher catalogue]; [iv], 319; [iv], 312). 12mo. 4 3/4" x 8"
From the library of noted scholar Leon F. Litwack, with his bookplate. (Inventory #: 13938)