First edition of Wilkie Collins’ No Name. One of Pinda’s favourite novels, and in her opinion better than his more well-known works
Wilkie Collins: No Name. London, Sampson Low, Son & Co, 1862.
First edition, 2 vols. 8vo. pp. x, 236, [iv], 237-208, [ii]. Three volumes bound in two; half-titles to both volumes; title-page to volume three bound at the end of the second volume. Occasional spotting but generally clean. Green half calf over marbled boards, slightly rubbed, contrasting morocco labels. Printed paper ownership labels of Liberal politician Julian Goldsmid of Somerhill House, Kent, on the upper covers, and with his armorial bookplate, initialled, present in both volumes.
Sampson Low, Son & Co.
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contemporary half calf