Excursions in Victorian Bibliography.
This is a reprint of the 1922 first edition. Sadleir's study revolutionized the bibliographical approach to books printed and bound by machines. Includes information on first editions of prominent Victorian authors. A reference book for the collector, with great detail about the original publication, publishing background, and collations. Essays are included on Trollope, Marryat, Disraeli, Wilkie Collins, Reade, Whyte-Melville, Gaskell, and Melville. Jacket is price-clipped and previous owner has placed a small personalized bookplate discreetly under the front jacket flap. Otherwise, book is like new. Dawsons of Pall Mall, Folkestone & London. 1974. Hb, Dj. USED. $40.00