1976. The University of Chicago Press, 1976.
8vo (8.75 x 5.5 in.), 251 pp. Blue cloth, backstrip titled in gilt. Dust-jacket with one inch tear to top of spine panel, else very good overall.
§ The history and market context of novel publishing 1830-1870 with dedicated chapters on Thackerey’s Henry Esmond, Charles Kingsley’s Westward Ho!, Trollope, Lever and Ainsworth, Dickens, Eliot’s Middlemarch and Thomas Hardy. Item #107444