LIFE AND HABIT. Samuel Butler.


London: Trübner & Co., 1878. [12],308pp. Brown cloth, ruled in black, lettered in gilt. Cloth a bit rubbed and handsoiled, inner hinges cracking (with early amateur repairs to those up front), bookplate; just a good copy. Item #WRCLIT62974

First edition, first issue, with the original setting of the prelims. Somewhat later copies included reset prelims with the denotation "second edition," and in 1890, first edition sheets were again repackaged for an issue by Longmans. HOPPÉ 9.

Price: $150.00