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This is an auction for DR THORNE by Anthony Trollope.

Introduction by P D James.

Illustrations by Alexy Pendle.

This is a Folio Society book, in its original slipcase.

[This is one of four books by Anthony Trollope which I am offering for sale on Trade Me at present. The other books in the photograph are in separate auctions.]

From Wikipedia:

"Doctor Thorne (1858) is the third novel in Anthony Trollope's series known as the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". It is mainly concerned with the romantic problems of Mary Thorne, niece of Doctor Thomas Thorne (a member of a junior branch of the family of Mr Wilfred Thorne, who appeared in Barchester Towers), and Frank Gresham, the only son of the local squire, although Trollope as the omniscient narrator assures the reader at the beginning that the hero is really the doctor. Major themes of the book are the social pain and exclusion caused by illegitimacy, the nefarious effects of the demon drink, and the difficulties of romantic attachments outside one's social class. The novel also gives a vivid picture of electioneering and all the just-legal shenanigans that accompany the event. Most of the action takes place in a village of Barsetshire and a country house not far off..."

More on Wikipedia.

Folio Society hardback 1996.

524 pages.

A (neat) name on the flyleaf. Otherwise, near new condition.

The cost of shipping is $6.40 (tracked mail). If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $8.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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