The Scouring of the White Horse; or, the Long Vacation…

The Scouring of the White Horse; or, the Long Vacation Ramble of a London Clerk. By the author of "Tom Brown’s School Days." Illustrated by Richard Doyle

Edition: First Edition

Cambridge: Macmillan, 1859. Small squarish octavo. Original blue cloth elaborately decorated in gilt and blind, beige endpapers. (xii), 228 pp 16 pp 1858 ads and a double-page illustrated half-title with tissue guard, text illustrations and pictorial initials wood-engraved by W.J. Linton after drawings by Richard Doyle. All edges gilt. Soft bump to outer corners of covers; lacking the front free endpaper; armorial book plate on front pastedown, and ink ownership name to top margin of title page, of Sir James Wigram; partial crack to rear inner hinge; moderate wear to spine tips; else a VG clean, bright & tight copy. First issue, with the letter "u" missing from the word "up" in line 15 on page 60. Wolff 3330.

Book ID: 23507
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