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Author: HOWITT (WILLIAM):
Title: The Life and Adventures of Jack of the Mill: Commonly Called Lord Othmill,: Created for his eminent Service, Baron Waldeck, and Knight of Kitcottie. A Fireside Story.
Description: London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longman, 1844. FIRST EDITION. 2 volumes. 8vo, 170 x 105 mms.,pp. [v] vi - xvi, 263 [264 blank], [8 adverts]; [iv], 276, 32 pages adverts,including half-titles, 40 wood-cut illustrations by G. F. Sargeant, original green cloth, with gilt front covers showing Jack doing somersaults for the benefit of farm animals, rear covers embossed cloth; tops and bases of spines snagged, some general wear to binding, and closed split to inner margin at pages 272 - 273 in volume 2. Each title-page has the printed name "Mary Power" pasted just above the illustration, and with some curious verse on the verso of the rear free end-paper in the second volume.
Keywords: fiction juvenile literature
Price: GBP 220.00 = appr. US$ 314.16 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 9481
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