Charmione, A Tale

Leatham (Edward Aldam)

Charmione, A Tale

of the great Athenian Revolution. In Two Volumes. Vol. I [-II].

Description: FIRST EDITION, pp. viii, 287; [iv], 281, 8vo, uncut in the original straight-grained light brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, covers slightly faded, blind stamp on fly-leaf in vol. i of Hicks & Allen, Booksellers and Printers, Wakefield

Publication Details: Bradbury and Evans, 1858

Notes: There were 3 editions. The second, 1859, was printed in Wakefield, the third, 1864, in Leeds. Leatham, 1828-1900, was the son of William Leatham of Heath near Wakefield, by his wife Margaret Walker, daughter and heiress of Joshua Walker, of York. The family was part of an influential Quaker community in Yorkshire. He was elected MP for Huddersfield in 1859 but gave up the seat in 1865, his politics heavily influenced by his brother-in-law John Bright. Wolff describes 'ivory morocco vertically ribbed cloth'....more

Bibliography: (Wolff 3982)

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Price: £450

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1858

Stock Number: 67583

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