Tales from Bentley, Volumes III & IV [3 & 4]. (1860)

By: Several Authors

Price: £16.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


Contains: [III]: Father Mathew & Irish Invention by P. MACTEAGUE, The Double-Bedded Room by BON GAULTIER, The Contrabandista & Pasquale A Tale of Italy by Captain MEDWIN, Les Poissons d'Avril by Father PROUT, plus the following anonymous stories: The Handsome Clear Starcher, Marie de Villemare, Bonomye the Usurer, The Man in the Spanish Cloak Scenes in the Life of a Gambler, The Deathbed Confession & Mrs Jenning. [IV]: Darby the Swift by J. Augustine WADE, An Excellent Offer by Marmaduke BLAKE, The Quarantine by Captain MEDWIN, The Father A Story from Real Life [by Joseph DOWNES], Paddy Flynn by John SHEEHAN, The Phantom Funeral [by G. R. GLEIG], The Narrative of John Ward Gibson by Charles WHITEHEAD, plus the following anonymous items: Richelieu [poem, parody of Bulwer Lytton] & The Duel. Mid C19th blindstamped maroon cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt on front board and spine. Boards and endpapers worn and stained, spine tips chiped and torn; text block tight and in good order. Sadleir [3737] wrote (in 1951) "In comparison with Tales from Blackwood...the short series of Tales from Bentley is extremely uncommon. I have never succeeded in acquiring even a specimen of the part issue".

Title: Tales from Bentley, Volumes III & IV [3 & 4]. (1860)

Author Name: Several Authors

Categories: First Editions,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Type: Book

Seller ID: 92141