The Works of Charles Lever. (Comprising Knight of Gwynne; Dodd Family Abroad; The Daltons; Davenport Dunn; Charles O'Malley; Martins of Gro'Martin; One of Them; Barrington; Roland Cashel; Luttrel of Arran).
London: Chapman and Hall, 1865-69. A 17 volume collection, 7 3/4 inches tall. An exceptionally good looking Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and intricate gilt tooling to the panels. A wide gilt roll, gilt and blind fillets and corner tools frame the boards. Fine engraved frontispieces, title pages and full page illustrations by Phiz throughout. Though not a complete set of Lever's works this is a beautifully bound collection of 10 of his most popular novels, individually published, in 17 volumes. In his day the Irish novelist, Charles Lever, was hugely popular and influential and his rollicking style is still enjoyed.
Book ID: 5102
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