London: Chapman and Hall, 1880. First Edition. Three volumes, complete. 8vo. viii, 320; viii, 327; viii, 312 pp. Half titles in each volume. Beautifully bound by by Bayntun in full green morocco with gilt lettering & ruling; TEG; marbled endpapers. Original covers bound in at rear of each volume. Lacking 24-page publisher's catalog at rear of Volume III, else a fine and lovely set. Item #19237
The sixth and final novel of Trollope's Palliser series, more commonly known (before the BBC aired a television adaptation) as the Parliamentary Novels. The common threads throughout the series are the wealthy aristocrat and politician Plantagenet Palliser, and his wife, Lady Glencora. The plots involve British and Irish politics in varying degrees, specifically in and around Parliament.