WITH 1837 PROVENANCE FROM SIR ROBERT BARRIE

The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club.

London: Chapman and Hall, 1837.

Price: $3,000.00


About the item

First Edition mixed issue, with the half-title. 43 plates without the two "Buss" plates. 609pp. 1 vols. 8vo. WITH 1837 PROVENANCE FROM SIR ROBERT BARRIE. Bound in full publisher's purple morocco, a.e.g. Plates toned, else very good. Smith I 3.

Item #332623

Inscribed: "G.S. Atkinson from Sir Robt. Barrie 1837." on half-title

Sir Robert Barrie KCB, KCH was a British officer of the Royal Navy noted for his service in the War of 1812. He was helped early in his naval career by the patronage of his uncle, Sir Alan Gardner, who arranged for him to take part in the Vancouver Expedition.