Moonstone [bound with] Stretton [bound with] Breaking a Butterfly; or, Blanche Ellerslie's Ending

By: COLLINS, Wilkie LAWRENCE, George A.] KINGSLEY, Henry]

Price: $250.00

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COLLINS, Wilkie. [KINGSLEY, Henry]. [LAWRENCE, George A.]. The Moonstone [bound with] Stretton [bound with] Breaking a Butterfly; or, Blanche Ellerslie's Ending. New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868-1869. FIRST AMERICAN PRINTING OF "THE MOONSTONE". Pp. (8),[9]-223,(1), [5]-144,(2), [7]-139,(9), frontispiece to each work. Three volumes bound as one. Illustrated. 8vo, rebound in half maroon leather with marbled boards, four gilt-tooled raised bands and gilt lettering to spine. Spine reads: "Novels. / The Moonstone / Stretton / Breaking / a Butterfly". The first American printing of Collins's classic work, deemed to be among the first British detective novels. Bound with it are Henry Kingsley's novel "Stretton" [Harper & Brothers, 1869] and George A. Lawrence's novel "Breaking a Butterfly; or, Blanche Ellerslie's Ending". Title page of "Stretton" was not bound in, acquisition notesinked to both the front pastedown and the flyleaf, some sparse foxing, lig ht wear to edges, else very good. 250.00

Title: Moonstone [bound with] Stretton [bound with] Breaking a Butterfly; or, Blanche Ellerslie's Ending

Author Name: COLLINS, Wilkie LAWRENCE, George A.] KINGSLEY, Henry]

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Harper and Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1869,:

Seller ID: 103209

Keywords: LITERATURE FIRST UNITED KINGDOM ENGLAND ENGLISH BRITISH 19TH CENTURY VICTORIAN FICTION NOVELS,