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TOM BROWN AT OXFORD. THOMAS HUGHES. 2 VOLS. 1862

TOM BROWN AT OXFORD. THOMAS HUGHES. 2 VOLS. 1862


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Pre 1900: Item # 921403
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TOM BROWN AT OXFORD: A SEQUEL TO SCHOOL DAYS AT RUGBY. BY THE AUTHOR OF "SCHOOL DAYS AT RUGBY", "SCOURING THE WHITE HORSE", ETC. PART FIRST. (SECOND). BOSTON: TICKNOR & FIELDS, M DCCC LXII (1862). Two volumes. 8vos. Bound in original maroon close bead grain cloth, the front and back covers stamped in blind. Both spines stamped with gilt lettering (dulled) each with a gilt mortar board device at the bottom. Brown endpapers. With copyright notice and dedication to James Russell Lowell in Volume 2. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Thomas Hughes, with tissue guard, in Volume 2. The covers show wear to spine ends and corners. Contents tight with no tears. Overall in good to very good condition. This classic work by Hughes was first published in America by Ticknor and Fields in seventeen monthly parts - the first eight parts dated 1859 - parts 9-12 dated 1860, and parts 13-17 dated 1861. A nice early two-volume edition of this classic work.