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Novels and Tales by the Earl of Beaconsfield. 8 volumes, 1881. Hughenden Edition


Novels and Tales by the Earl of Beaconsfield (The Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli), with Portrait and Sketch of His Life. 8 volumes (missing 3 from the complete set of 11);


Vol. I. Vivian Grey; Vol. II. The Young Duke : a Moral Tale, Though Gay ; Count Alarcos : a Tragedy; Vol. III. Contarini Fleming : a Psychological Romance ; The Rise of Iskander; Vol. IV. Alroy ; Ixion in Heaven ; The Infernal Marriage ; Popanilla; Vol. VII. Sybil, or, The Two Nations; Vol. VIII. Tancred, or, The New Crusade; Vol. IX. Coningsby, or, The New Generation; Vol. X. Lothair.

Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1881. Hughenden Edition. Printed at the Ballantyne Press, Edinburgh.

A good set of taupe cloth hardbacks with elaborate gilded crest to front and gilt spine design. Covers with some scuffing and bumping, and a little worn to head and tail of spine.

Text is very good - bright and clean throughout, with red keylines throughout. Some mild spotting to vertical edge of text block and occasional light spotting elsewhere - particularly at early pages/title spreads. With owner's ink stamp, and small bookseller's and binder's stickers. Soundly bound. Small tear at top of title page to 'Sybil' volume. Some mild markings to decorated endpapers. Occasional page edge still uncut.

An attractive set which would make a nice addition to any library shelf.

Text in English.

Weight approximately 5.5kg (the set - unpacked).

Approx Dimensions: 

Each volume approximately 202mm high x 144mm wide x 38mm deep.