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Lavengro; The Scholar – The Gypsy – The Priest


Lavengro; The Scholar – The Gypsy – The Priest by George Borrow (London: John Murray, 1st edition 1851). Three volumes in a recent and unsophisticated half-leather binding with marbled paper boards. pp xx, 360, 32 catalogue + xi, 366, 32 catalogue + xi, 426, with frontispiece to vol. 1 and including half-titles to each volume. 8 x 5.25 inches approx. (207mm x 130mm). Binding and boards a touch rubbed and marked, some scuffing to labels. Pages tanned and foxed, especially to first few and last few pages of each volume; occasional stain or grubby mark; some creasing to pages throughout, occasional short tear and small loss to corners; dusty. Nonetheless, a good, solid set and reasonably attractive on the book shelf.