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LEVER, Charles. [Works], London: Chapman and Hall (and others), 1839-79, 25 works in 40 volumes, 8° (ranging from 149 x 100mm to 221 x 140mm). Finely-bound in later turquoise half morocco gilt by Riviere & Son, spines elaborately gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (a few light scuff marks). Provenance: C. H. Waterland Mander (armorial bookplate).

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LEVER, Charles. [Works], London: Chapman and Hall (and others), 1839-79, 25 works in 40 volumes, 8° (ranging from 149 x 100mm to 221 x 140mm). Finely-bound in later turquoise half morocco gilt by Riviere & Son, spines elaborately gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (a few light scuff marks). Provenance: C. H. Waterland Mander (armorial bookplate).

A COLLECTION OF MOSTLY FIRST EDITION NOVELS BY CHARLES LEVER IN A SUMPTUOUS RIVIERE BINDING. The collection comprises The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer (Dublin, 1839, Sadleir 1398), Charles O'Malley (Dublin, 1841, 2 vols., Sadleir 1396), Jack Hinton (Dublin, 1843, Sadleir 1415), Tom Burke (Dublin, 1844, 2 vols., Sadleir 1415), Arthur O'Leary (London, 1844, 3 vols., Sadleir 1393), Nuts and Nutcrackers (1845, Sadleir 1412), The O'Donoghue (Dublin, 1845, Sadleir 1413), St. Patrick's Eve (1845, Sadleir 1420), Tales of the Trains (1845, Sadleir 1421), The Knight of Gwynne (1847, Sadleir 1407), Confessions of Con. Cregan ([1849], 2 vols., Sadleir 1397), Roland Cashel (1850, Sadleir 1417), Sir Jasper Carew ([1855], Sadleir 1419), The Martins of Cro' Martin (1856, Sadleir 1410), One of Them (1861, Sadleir 1414), Davenport Dunn (1863, 2 vols., Sadleir 1401), A Day's Ride (1863, 2 vols., "Second edition" but first published separately, Sadleir 1402), Cornelius O'Dowd (Edinburgh, 1864-65, series I-III in 3 vols., Sadleir 1399), Luttrell of Arran (1865, Sadleir 1409), A Rent in a Cloud ([1865], not in Sadleir: "It has been impossible to locate a copy ...", Sir Brook Fossbrooke (Edinburgh, 1866, 3 vols., Sadleir 1418), The Bramleighs of Bishop's Folly (1868, 3 vols., Sadleir 1395) and W. J. Fitzpatrick's The Life of Charles Lever (1879, 2 vols.), all printed in London except where indicated, many illustrated by Hablot K. Browne. (39)
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