TALES BY LEIGH HUNT. Now First Collected. With a Prefatory Memoir by William Knight, LL.D.

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TALES BY LEIGH HUNT. Now First Collected. With a Prefatory Memoir by William Knight, LL.D.
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Place Published: London
Publisher: William Paterson & Co.
Date Published:
Edition: First Edition, First Printing
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 309322


First Edition. Octavo, original dark blue cloth , gilt devices on spine and front panel bearing the title 'Treasure House of Tales', coated brown endpapers. 388 pp. Frontispiece portrait of Hunt, engraved, with a tissue guard. Two neat bookplates on front free endpaper, trifling wear to spine tips and some mild spotting to the cloth; a very good bright copy.


Issued in the same series as Mary Shelley's "Tales and Stories". A Collection of twenty-eight previously uncollected tales, including literary fairy tales and Gothic romances. Two weird tales here are cited by Bleiler in The Guide to Supernatural Fiction: 'The Daughter of Hippocrates' and' A Tale for a Chimney Corner'.

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