PAUL PRY'S JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE AT LITTLE PEDLINGTON.

By: [Poole, John; 1786?-1872].

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Book Condition: Good


- Small octavo, tan paper covered boards backed with black cloth with a printed paper label on the spine. The boards are rubbed & bumped with the paper chipped around the edges. The spine is heavily rubbed with the head chipped & some staining to the upper half. The label is stained & mostly rubbed away, affecting the titling. 4-page publisher's catalog & 191 pages. The front hinge is starting. There are some pencil notations on the front pastedown & endpaper with an owner's bookplate on the pastedown. There is a tear to the rear endpaper & its bottom corner is creased. There is scattered staining & foxing. Good. First edition. In John Poole's satire, Little Pedlington is the village of quackery, cant, humbug and egotism. The work was published later in England as volume one of "Little Pedlington and the Pedlingtonians." William Nicoll writes in "Dickens' Own Story": "Poole was almost the only man who directly influenced Dickens....Dickens...got for him his pension, and judiciously administered it to the last." "Paul Pry's Journal" has also been attributed to William Heath [1795-1840]. First Edition.

Title: PAUL PRY'S JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE AT LITTLE PEDLINGTON.

Author Name: [Poole, John; 1786?-1872].

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Philadelphia: E. L. Carey & A. Hart, 1836.: 1836.

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 33208

Keywords: LITERATURE; FICTION; SATIRE; HUMOR; ENGLISH; AUTHOR; JOHN POOLE; PAUL PRY'S JOURNAL OF A RESIDENCE AT LITTLE PEDLINGTON; NINETEENTH CENTURY; 19TH CENTURY; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.