first edition Handsome period deep maroon quarter pebbled calf with marbled paper boards, edges & eps
1876 · Stuttgart-Leipzig
by Braddon, Miss M[ary]. E[lizabeth. 1835 - 1915]. Freiligrath, Ferdinand - Editor
Stuttgart-Leipzig: Edward Hallberger, 1876. 1st edition thus. Cf. NCBEL III, 1039; Sadleir 19th C. Fiction, 299. Handsome period deep maroon quarter pebbled calf with marbled paper boards, edges & eps. Nr Fine (light wear/the expected occasional spot of foxing).. 2 volumes (vi, 432; iv,  - 840 pp). Illustrated with inserted plates & intra-textual cuts. Imperial 8vo.
The novel first published serially in Belgravia from December 1875 - December 1876 (Cf. Wolff 658). This a rare early continental appearance [second year of publication for this short-lived serial], apparently preceding the book publication by Maxwell. (Inventory #: 26845)