"LET ME NOT BE SUPPOSED FOR A MOMENT AS JOINING IN THE POPULAR CRY AGAINST THE LANDLORDS OF IRELAND"
LEVER, Charles. St. Patrick's Eve. London, 1845.
First edition of this Victorian novel on the plight of the Irish peasants during the cholera epidemic in County Clare, intended by Chapman and Hall to introduce Charles Lever as direct competition for Charles Dickens at Bradbury and Evans, with frontispiece, vignette title page, three etched plates, and numerous headpieces and in-text illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne (Phiz), handsomely bound. $850.