1842 Scarce Book - Sir Henry Morgan, the Buccaneer by Edward Howard. First Edition.
Author : Edward Howard.
Title : Sir Henry Morgan, the Buccaneer.
Language : Text in English
Publisher : Paris : Baudry's European Library, 1842. First thus.
Size : 8.5 " X 5.5 "
Pages : 351 pages
Binding : Very good and attractive quarter leather binding (hinges fine) under a protective mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining)
The book : Scarce edition of this novel/account on Sir Henry Morgan, the Buccaneer.
The author : Edward Howard (baptised 1793 – 30 December 1841) was an English novelist and sub-editor of The Metropolitan Magazine. He then worked for New Monthly Magazine. His most successful books were Sir Henry Morgan and Rattlin the Reefer. Howard entered the navy, where Captain Frederick Marryat was his shipmate. On obtaining his discharge he became a contributor of sea stories to periodical literature. When Marryat took the editorship of the Metropolitan Magazine in 1832, he chose Howard for his sub-editor. He subsequently joined the staff of the New Monthly Magazine, then edited by Thomas Hood. Howard died suddenly on 30 December 1841. His widow, Anne Roper Howard, remarried in 1841 Octavian Blewitt, secretary to the Royal Literary Fund.
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