He Knew He Was Right
London, Strahan & Co. 1869. First edition. Leather. The first edition of this Victorian novel by Anthony Trollope, with numerous illustrated plates by Marcus Stone. He Knew He Was Right provides a view of Victorian relationships and social dynamics, set in nineteenth-century London. It narrates the story of a wealthy young Englishman, Louis Trevelyan, who becomes unreasonably jealous at the attentions his new wife, Emily, is receiving. It also contains numerous subplots, including the romantic relations of Emily's sister, Nora, and Jemima Stanbury, the elderly aunt of one of Nora's suitors.¬†Written by Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), a Victorian writer most famous for his series 'The Chronicles of Barsetshire', which made acute observations of Victorian life. He wrote on political, social, gender, and other topical themes.¬†The first edition of this work.¬†Complete in two volumes, with the half titles bound in as issued.¬†Including thirty-two illustrated plates by Marcus Stone.¬†Containing a loosely inserted invitation to Mr Michael Hern, requesting his attendance at a Trollopian Seminar hosted by Olive Forbes-Madden. In half calf with marble covered boards. Rebacked, with the original calf laid down to the spine. Externally, some light shelf wear and rubbing to the spine and extremities. Rear joint of Volume I is strained at the tail and the front joint of Volume II is weak, with the board lifting slightly at the head of the spine. Internally, hinges are strained to both volumes. Pages are bright and clean. Good . Ill.: Marcus Stone. Good .
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