THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD; A TALE.

Knoxville: Printed at the Knoxville Republican Office, 1831. 208pp. Contemporary calf, spine gilt with leather label. Binding lightly worn but quite sound. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front flyleaf. Light to moderate foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM53603

"Long considered to be the first novel printed in Tennessee, until dealer George Webb uncovered a copy of a previously unknown book, titled "ELIZABETH, OR EXILES IN SIBERIA," by a 'Madame de Cottin', printed in Fayetteville in 1825" - Allen. Rare, with fewer than ten copies listed in OCLC. A handsome copy in contemporary condition. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 7282. ALLEN 920. ALLEN, MORE TENNESSEE RARITIES 296.

Price: $2,250.00