The Palliser Novels. 6 Volume Set (OUP).
These six novels, sometimes called the Parliamentary Novels, were published between 1864 and 1879 and overlap with the Barchester Chronicles. Prefaces by Sir Edward Marsh, Sir Shane Leslie, Michael Sadleir, R. W. Chapman, L.S. Amery, and Chauncey Tinker. Each volume also has a different illustrator. Brief end notes and Who's Who at the end of each volume. Attractive brown cloth with red label on spine. Black jackets with illustrations on the front. Books are in near fine condition, have barely been opened, but a few of the dj's have a small tear or two. All six novels first edition thus. Receipt inside first book from Covent Garden Bookshop in 1973. Oxford University Press. 1973, 1st ed thus. Hb, Dj. USED. $120.00