Sir Roland Ashton. A Tale of the Times.
Place and Imprint: London: James Nisbet, 1844.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Sadleir 1450; Wolff 4180.
Condition: Cloth a little faded and worn; a few signatures starting, but sound; very good copy.
Book ID: 27746
Physical Description2 vols, 8vo, original blind-stamped blue cloth, gilt lettering. Errata slips tipped into both volumes.
CommentsA novel with a contemporary religious theme aimed at the Tractarian movement - or Oxford Movement - of which Catharine Long (1797-1867), a rare evangelical from the upper classes, did not approve. See Robert Lee Wolff, Gains and Losses: Novels of Faith and Doubt in Victorian England, pages 212-220, and the DNB.
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