Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1892. Browne, H. K. (illustrator); Cruikshank, George (illustrator); 155 Engraved Illustrations (including Frontispieces and Engraved titles). First Edition Thus. 3/4 Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Very Good / No Jackets. Item #L052588
[ca. 300] pages per volume + plates. Collective title (on few half-title pages). Contains 5 novels in all (all but one published in 2 volumes apiece): "Harry Lorrequer", "Tom Burke of 'Ours'", "Charles O'Malley, the Irish Dragoon", "Jack Hinton, the Guardsman" and "Arthur O'Leary : His Wanderings and Ponderings in Many Lands". "Harry Lorrequer" and "Charles O'Malley" dated 1891 on respective title pages; chiefly illustrated by "Phiz" (i.e. H. K. Browne; only "Arthur O'Leary" illustrated by Cruikshank). 9 volumes complete; bound in 3/4 tan polished calf over dark blue marbled boards, gilt-stamped and decorated spines with partially raised bands and gilt-stamped dark red and olive-green morocco spine labels, gilt-ruled covers, matching marbled endpapers, t.e.g. Slight wear to extremities (chiefly to spine edges and foredges); slight rubbing and scratching to covers; slight internal browning and/or foxing (chiefly to edges and preliminaries); else a very serviceable well-illustrated set. Provenance: From the library of J. M. Porter Grier, with his printed paper label on front attached endpaper of each volume.