National Tales. THOMAS HOOD.

National Tales.

Publisher: London: William H. Ainsworth, 1827.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL III, 359; not in Wolff.
Condition: Some foxing and slight stains; very good copy in a handsome binding.
Book ID: 19729


2 vols, 12mo, 19th century red morocco, marbled sides, gilt decorations and lettering. Eight engraved plates by T. Dighton (one bound out of order). One page of publisher's ads in vol. 2.


¶ A series of short sketches modeled on the popular tales by Washington Irving and others of that style, and an early work by Hood, published by the novelist-to-be, William Harrison Ainsworth, who was a more successful novelist than a publisher.

Price: $300.00

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