Book Details


New Grub Street; a novel
Published: London, Smith, Elder, & Co., 1891
Description: First edition of the most popular novel by Victorian author George Gissing. Providing an important contemporary illustration of literary life in late-nineteenth century London, with many scenes set in the British Museum Reading Room, this novel well-depicts the intense mental and physical struggle that authors face in creating a commodity, versus creating art and scholarship.
Condition/Repair: Reinforce spines and remove tape and buckram from binding.
Donation Needed: $500.00