secondary binding; and it may be that to persons unfamiliar with the practices of publishing, my use of the word 'second' implied something inferior in status -- indeed almost a remainder binding. Of course it does nothing of the kind. Chronologically these copies belong to the Second binding" (Sadleir). Sadleir 5; Sadleir XIX Century Fiction 3200. (3) " /> TROLLOPE, Anthony (1815-1882). <I>Barchester Towers</I>, London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857. 3 volumes, 8° (198 x 126mm). Half title in volume one, advertisement for <I>The Warden</I> at beginning and 26-pages of advertisements at end of volume one, 2-pages of advertisements at end of volume III. (Lightly browned throughout, some mainly marginal thumb-soiling, stitching in vol. one weak.) Contemporary blind-stamped brown cloth by Westerleys, London, brown endpapers printed with advertisements, spines lettered in gilt, uncut (spines lightly soiled, heads and tails chipped and frayed, affecting vol. II less, a few stains on covers of vol. one & III, corners bumped), preserved in a cloth folder and calf-backed slipcase, spine elaboratedly decorated in gilt with black lettering-pieces (remnants of a white label at foot). <I>Provenance</I>: MICHAEL SADLEIR'S COPY (bookplate) -- Sarah Young (signature) -- Morris H Parrish (bookplate) -- Yardley (bookplate) -- Westerleys, London (small paper slip on rear pastedown). FIRST EDITION in the 'second binding', Michael Sadleir's copy. The difference between the first and second binding is in the colour of the endpapers and the books advertised. "But this not the same thing as a <I>secondary binding</I>; and it may be that to persons unfamiliar with the practices of publishing, my use of the word 'second' implied something inferior in status -- indeed almost a remainder binding. Of course it does nothing of the kind. Chronologically these copies belong to the <I>Second binding</I>" (Sadleir). Sadleir 5; Sadleir <I>XIX Century Fiction</I> 3200. (3) | Christie's