PETER SIMPLE.; A Biographical Essay by Michael Sadleir
first edition Dark maroon embossed bindings with gilt spine lettering. TEG. Dust jackets
1929 · London
by Marryat, Capt [Frederick 1792 - 1848]
London: Constable & Co, 1929. 1st edition thus. Limited to 750 cc. Dark maroon embossed bindings with gilt spine lettering. TEG. Dust jackets. NF (sq & tight)/Gd (spine panel sunned/chipped/Vol I jacket split along front panel left vertical seam).. 2 volumes (lxii, , 360; xiii, , 379 pp). Frontis of Marryat after a portrait by John Simpson. 21 collotype plates of Etchings & Drawings by R. W. Buss. The drawings by Buss hitherto unpublished. 8vo. 8-3/4" x 5-1/2"
This edition a modern facsimile of the 1837 Saunders & Otley "Illustrated Edition" [cf. Sadleir. 19th C. 1592a (Note ii). (Inventory #: 23027)