Lalla Rookh - An Oriental Romance
Ref. 098075 Edition. 1st
Published By: Printed for Longman, Hurst Rees Orme and Brown 1817 (London)
First edition, complete with original hand written letter from the author tipped in to a blank prelim. Original address and wax seal to the rear, addressed to a Nathanial Ogh(sp). Letter reads 'Dear Sir, I am much indebted for the very interesting anecdote of Mr Sheridan, which you have been so good as to communicate to me, to which I cannot properly give better than (if you will allow me) in your own words. I enclose a ? which you will oblige my heart by forwarding E.W.C. Sheridan for now as I do not know his address. Yours Thomas Moore. Original full embossed dark green leather binding, with red label band, gilt titles, tooling and raised bands to the spine. Binding a little scuffed and worn, boards detached. Would benefit from some professional restoration. Previous owners book plates to the front pastedown. Occasional minor browning and light pencil annotation, previous booksellers descriptions of the title neatly pasted to a rear blank. Contents clean otherwise. 405pp.
Book Condition: Good
Binding: Hard Back