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The Prime Minister by  Anthony (1815-82) Trollope - Hardcover - 1876 - from Resource Books, LLC and Biblio.com

The Prime Minister

by Trollope, Anthony (1815-82)

Condition: Good/No


Philadelphia: Porter and Coates, 1876. Undated, ca. 1876. Early American printing of this English classic, compete in one volume. Externally rubbed but sound and attractive copy in a decorative Victorian binding, emerald green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black, 690 pages. Covers have some surfaces scuffing and edgewear, gilt and black printing bright and clear, very minor light fraying to corners and spine ends, front hinge internally neatly repaired, sound text block, small spot to front endpapers, notes in pencil on rear blank, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was born in London to a bankrupt barrister father and a mother who, as a well-known writer, supported the family. Trollope enjoyed considerable acclaim both as a novelist and as a senior civil servant in the Post Office. He published more than forty novels and many short stories that are regarded by some as among the greatest of nineteenth-century fiction.




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Cloth
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