TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. 1815-1882. The Last Chronicle of Barset. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1866-67.

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. 1815-1882.
The Last Chronicle of Barset. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1866-67.

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13 Jun 2019, 13:00 EDT

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TROLLOPE, ANTHONY. 1815-1882.
The Last Chronicle of Barset. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1866-67.
32 original parts. 8vo (216 x 135 mm). With 32 wood-engraved plates and 32 initial vignettes by G.H. Thomas. Original pictorial cream wrappers printed in red and blue. Custom brown cloth case. Mild staining to backstrips and upper wrapper part 1, small chip to backstrips of parts 1, 14, 19 & 31-32, corners creased on part 32. Joints of case cracked.
Provenance: Oliver Brett, later Lord Esher (Armorial bookplate on inside of the case); Robert and Donna Jackson (book-label).

FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL WEEKLY PARTS, THE ONLY WORK IN THE BARSETSHIRE NOVELS TO BE SERIALIZED. Advertisements conform to Sadleir except without 3 "non-compulsory" insets, including the extracts from Trollope in part 12 found in only one copy by Sadleir.
The popularity of the Barsetshire novels brought Trollope authorial fame and financial security. This was the last of the six Barsetshire novels, which Trollope considered to be the best novel he wrote. Sadleir 26.
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