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READE, Charles (1814-84).  [Works], London: [various publishers], 1853-84. 18 works in 41 volumes, 8° (185 x 125mm. approx). Half titles. (Occasional light mainly marginal spotting and staining.) Finely-bound in later crushed scarlet morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (some very light rubbing).

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READE, Charles (1814-84). [Works], London: [various publishers], 1853-84. 18 works in 41 volumes, 8° (185 x 125mm. approx). Half titles. (Occasional light mainly marginal spotting and staining.) Finely-bound in later crushed scarlet morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (some very light rubbing).

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READE, Charles (1814-84). [Works], London: [various publishers], 1853-84. 18 works in 41 volumes, 8° (185 x 125mm. approx). Half titles. (Occasional light mainly marginal spotting and staining.) Finely-bound in later crushed scarlet morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (some very light rubbing). A COMPLETE AND FINELY-BOUND COLLECTION OF CHARLES READE'S WORKS IN FIRST EDITION AS SEPARATELY PUBLISHED IN ENGLAND DURING HIS LIFETIME. The works comprise Peg Woffington (1853, Sadleir 2011), Christie Johnstone (1853, Sadleir 1998), It is Never Too Late to Mend (1856, 3 vols., Sadleir 2008), The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth (1857, Sadleir 2001), White Lies (1857, 3 vols., not in Sadleir), Cream (1858, not in Sadleir), Love Me Little, Love Me Long (1859, 2 vols., Sadleir 2010), The Cloister and the Hearth (1861, 4 vols., Sadleir 1999), Hard Cash (1863, 3 vols., Sadleir 2006), Griffith Gaunt (1866, 3 vols., Sadleir 2004), Foul Play (1868, 3 vols., not in Sadleir), Put Yourself in His Place (1870, 3 vols., not in Sadleir), A Terrible Temptation (1871, 3 vols., not in Sadleir), A Simpleton (1873, 3 vols., not in Sadleir), Trade Malice ... The Wandering Heir (1875, not in Sadleir) A Woman-Hater (1877, 3 vols., 1877, not in Sadleir), Readiana (1883, Sadleir 2014) and A Perilous Secret (1884, 2 vols., Sadleir 2012). SEE PLATE II. (41)
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