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READE, Charles. Griffith Gaunt : or Jealousy. With illustrations. , Boston, Ticknor & Fields 1866.

First US Edition [and 1st Illustrated Edition], gilt cloth. Roy.8vo, c.pp218 in double column, spine bit faded, front free endpaper neatly excised. Neat 19thC signature of Emma Grigson[?]. Very good copy of a poorly produced book. With 4 full-page engraved illustrations. Highly controversial novel about sexual infidelity. Rare in all early editions : 'I cannot explain the unfindability of Griffith Gaunt ... Why does the 1st Edition so rarely turn up?' [Sadleir 2004 on the 1st English Edition : 3 vols 1866]. See 19thcSTC noting Washington & Harvard copies of this 1st US Edition only. Not in BL, CUL etc. (Book ref. 5999 )  £ 55.00

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