THE BRIGAND: or, Corse de Leon
London: Smith, Elder, 1846. Tall octavo, original brown cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered. Spine lightly sunned, spotted, with wear to tips; foxing to text (heaviest early and late); cracked rear inner hinge neatly reglued; VG sound copy otherwise. Volume X in THE WOR KS OF G.P.R. JAMES. The volumes were issued quarterly starting 1 July, 1844, and this volume would have been scheduled for 1 Oct., 1846. 21 volumes were eventually issued by 1849. According to NCBEL III 736 the novels were revised and corrected by the author, with a new author preface, for the collected edition; however, there is no new author preface in this copy. First edition was in 1841 (3 volumes). Edgar Allen Poe panned the novel in an 1841 revies.