POOR JACK; With illustrations by Clarkson Stanfield

London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840. First book edition, originally issued in 12 monthly parts. 8vo. 384 pp. Illustrated with 11 in-text engravings, engraved frontispiece and 35 engraved plates. Marryat's eighth novel of the sea, revolving around Greenwich Hospital, the refuge for wounded and disabled seamen. With the engraved bookplate of Heber R. Bishop on the front pastedown and the red morocco bookplate of his son Ogden Q. Bishop on the facing endpaper. Sadleir 1595 Two leaves torn through without loss, else a very good copy. Later red half-morocco (scrape mark on upper board, joints rubbed), gilt, and marbled boards and endpapers, spine with gilt title and ornaments between raised bands, top edge gilt. (#5964). Item #58809

Price: $100.00

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