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The Literature of Roguery Vol. I & II

£29.99

Product description

Published 1907. 2 volumes. Top edges gilt. Gilt lettering and decoration to spines.

Some wear to edges of cover particularly at top and bottom of spines. Slight foxing. Some pencil marks to top of title page in volume I.

"In the broadest sense, this history follows the fortunes of the anti-hero in literature. This book presents a detailed study of a large, complex, and important tract of literature. Such types as the anatomy of roguery and the criminal biography are here for the first time defined and displayed in their development and connection with imaginative letters."

Chapters include 'The Criminal Biographies', 'Roguery in the Drama' and 'The Picaresque Novel in the Eighteenth Century', amongst others.

Item details

Author(s):
Chandler, Frank Wadleigh
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5" x 7.3"
Edition:
1907
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
584
Publisher:
Archibald Constable
Title:
The Literature of Roguery Vol. I & II

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Published 1907. 2 volumes. Top edges gilt. Gilt lettering and decoration to spines.

Some wear to edges of cover particularly at top and bottom of spines. Slight foxing. Some pencil marks to top of title page in volume I.

"In the broadest sense, this history follows the fortunes of the anti-hero in literature. This book presents a detailed study of a large, complex, and important tract of literature. Such types as the anatomy of roguery and the criminal biography are here for the first time defined and displayed in their development and connection with imaginative letters."

Chapters include 'The Criminal Biographies', 'Roguery in the Drama' and 'The Picaresque Novel in the Eighteenth Century', amongst others.

Author(s):
Chandler, Frank Wadleigh
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
5" x 7.3"
Edition:
1907
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
584
Publisher:
Archibald Constable
Title:
The Literature of Roguery Vol. I & II

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