London: Strahan and Company, Publishers, 1869. First edition. Hardcover. 2 vol. 8vo. , vi-ix, , 2-384, ; , vi-ix, , 2-384,  pp. Contemporary half black morocco over grey cloth boards, spines in six compartments with gilt lettering; top edges gilt. Lovely marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Brown ribbon bookmarks laid in. Bound by G.N. Lemon of Teddington, their contemporary binder's ticket is on each front pastedown. Each volume illustrated with a frontispiece and with several plates (all plates that are called for are present) by Marcus Stone. Sadleir 31. The Trollope Society, "He Knew He Was Right". Wolff 6780. Sadleir refers to the novel as a pathological study of one man's descent into madness. Very Good. Item #000012804
The bottom corners of the boards gently bumped, volume two's front board with minor spotting, leaves show light scattered foxing and one small gathering in volume two has come loose from its bottom stab stitch, but remains securely attached to the binding.