London: George Routledge, 1858. Hablor K Browne. First Edition in book form. previously issued in parts. 8vo, pp. 372. Bound in publisher's blue cloth, stamped in gilt. Illustrated with a frontispiece, engraved title-page and 22 plates by Hablot K. Browne. The first publisher of this (Chapman and Hall) suspended publication of the parts issue after no. 4 in 1852, the final parts were issued by Routledge starting in 1857, consequently the parts issue is very rare. WHA and His Friends Vol II, pp. 177-189; Sadleir 21a; Wolff 60a. A fine copy. Item #33452

A somewhat autobiograpical novel set in Ainsworth's home town of Manchester. Not a popular success.

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