SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft. Falkner A Novel. (1837 - FIRST AMERICAN EDITION)


AUTHOR: SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft. 

TITLE: Falkner A Novel.

PUBLISHER: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1837.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 1 vol., 7-9/16" x 4-3/4", bound in the original blind stamped rose colored cloth, uncut as issued.

CONDITION: Ownership signature to title-page and dated [18]38, general handling to binding, worming to rear hinge, slight lean to spine, lacking to original printed paper spine label, scattered foxing throughout, damp stain to foredge of textblock, old paper tear with loss to the lower margin of 5 pages without any loss to text, unsophisticated, better then it may sound. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Warts aside it's SCARCE.  As scarce as hens teeth.  No copy has, apparently, ever appeared at auction.

Shelley's last novel and the one she considered her best.