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Harry Lorrequer; Vol. I Only of 2

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $25.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Seller ID: 010199

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards with paper spine label. Lever began this project a few years after gaining a position as a country doctor and marrying his first wife. Apparently he wrote late at night, with little thought of organization. Lorrequer is said to be a string of Irish stories, good, bad, and indifferent. The success of his writing surprised him. He followed this with several more which we have listed separately, all in matching covers. Volume I of a 2-volume set has 280 pp. View more info

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Tom Burke of "Ours" (2 Vol. Set)

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: First (No. 32 of 500 copies)

Seller ID: 010203

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards, with paper spine labels. Limited edition. One of the sought-after military novels of this author. First written in 1844, it is the story of an Irishman who seeks glory serving under the colours of France. On graduating from a military academy, he enters the ranks of the 8th Hussars. By accident he becomes involved in political intrigue, which with further military action occupies the balance of his active life. He resigns briefly, then returns to the fray long enough to see Napoleon exiled. Offered a general's rank, he refuses to fight for the Bourbons and retires.... View more info

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Jack Hinton, the Guardsman (2 Vol. Set)

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $50.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: First (No. 32 of 500 copies)

Seller ID: 010204

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth with paper spine label on boards. Normal hand soil. No writing. Another of Lever's popular military novels - so popular that Dickens released one of his novels early - written in the 1840's. Influenced by Maria Edgeworth, Scott, and Balzac, the medical doctor/journalist gradually developed a more serious style about 1850. 299 and 291 pp. respectively, in the two volumes. Heavy books will need extra postage. View more info

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Charles O'Malley; the Irish Dragoon (2-Vol. Set)

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $85.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: Deluxe Edition No. 32 of 500 Copies

Seller ID: 010201

Condition: Good Plus to Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Limited edition. First published 1841. No writing. Title page split at gutter 2 inches down from top of Vol. I. This set is one of the sought-after collections of military writing, as are Tom Burke and Jack Hinton, both listed separately. Formerly owned by a medical doctor, our Lever listings bear the same edition numbers, indicating that they were bought at the same time.. Each of the 2 volumes has 494 pp. Heavy books will need extra postage. View more info

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Arthur O'Leary; His Wanderings and Ponderings in Many Lands

By: Lever, Charles

Price: $60.00 USD

Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited:

Edition: Deluxe Edition No. 32 of 500

Seller ID: 010200

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth on boards. Limited edition. First written in 1845. A friend and competitor of Sir Walter Scott, he opted out of the "rat race" and went on vacation soon after. This book has 499 pp. Heavy book will need extra postage. View more info