1888 Rare Victorian Book - Sylvester Sound the SOMNAMBULIST by Henry Cockton.
Author: Henry Cockton.
Title: Sylvester Sound the Somnambulist by Henry Cockton, Author of "Stanley Thorn; or, Woman's Constant Love;" "The Love Match;" and "Valentine Vox, The Ventriloquist."
Publisher: London, Milner and Company, no date (circa 1888).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: 255 pages
Binding: Attractive and near fine original Victorian full cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, some toning to pages - as shown, names of previous 1889 & 1919 owners on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful illustrated frontispiece.
The book: Rare and attractive Victorian edition of -- Sylvester Sound the Somnambulist (first published in 1844), a comic tale about a persistent sleepwalker, who unknowingly performs many exploits in this state.
The author: Henry Cockton (7 December 1807 – 26 June 1853) was an English novelist, remembered primarily for The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox, the Ventriloquist (1839–40).
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