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Melincourt, or Sir Oran Haut-Ton

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Melincourt, or Sir Oran Haut-Ton by Thomas Love Peacock, illustrated by F.H. Townsend with an introduction by George Saintsbury

Thomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting: characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the day.

Melincourt is the second novel of Thomas Love Peacock, published in 1817. It is based on the "idea of an orang-outang mimicking humanity". An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a Member of Parliament.

Published in London, by Macmillan & Co Ltd 1896
Contains numerous black and white illustrations
Edges of pages are rough cut

Very good condition for age, but spine is slightly faded and rubbed at the edges.

Item details

Author(s):
Peacock, T.L.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
7.75" by 5.75"
Edition:
1896
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
326
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Melincourt, or Sir Oran Haut-Ton

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Melincourt, or Sir Oran Haut-Ton by Thomas Love Peacock, illustrated by F.H. Townsend with an introduction by George Saintsbury

Thomas Love Peacock (1785 – 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting: characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the day.

Melincourt is the second novel of Thomas Love Peacock, published in 1817. It is based on the "idea of an orang-outang mimicking humanity". An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a Member of Parliament.

Published in London, by Macmillan & Co Ltd 1896
Contains numerous black and white illustrations
Edges of pages are rough cut

Very good condition for age, but spine is slightly faded and rubbed at the edges.

Author(s):
Peacock, T.L.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
7.75" by 5.75"
Edition:
1896
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
326
Publisher:
Macmillan
Title:
Melincourt, or Sir Oran Haut-Ton

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