Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists (Two Volumes). Geoffrey Crayon, Washington Irving.

Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists (Two Volumes)

London: John Murray, 1822. First UK Edition, second state, with 404 pp in Vol. II. Leather bound. BAL recommends that "all copies issued by Murray under date 1822 be considered of equal primacy until evidence is produced to the contrary." 8vo. 393, [1]; 403, [1] pp. Full maroon morroco with gilt ruling & florets to covers; elaborate gilt decortaion to spines; gilt lettering & dentelles; AEG; marble endpapers. Light scuffing else a fine set. Item #18334

A location based series of character sketches by Irving while living in England. There are a number of individual plots with the tales centering on the occupants of an English manor (based on Aston Hall, near Birmingham, England, which was occupied by members of the Bracebridge family and which Irving visited). - wiki. (BAL 10110).

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