Title: Phineas Finn, The Irish Member, 1869. 1st Edition
Author: Anthony Trollope
Artist: J.E. Millais
Publisher: Virtue and Co, London
A first edition of Trollope’s Phineas Finn, being the being the second work in the Palliser series. The tale deals with British parliamentary politics of the mid 19th century, including that of voting reforms, as well as Finn’s romantic flings with various women of wealth, in a means to secure his financial success.
There are 20 woodcut illustrations by J.E. Millais.
One volume in octavo, 320+328 pages
On note of condition, these volumes are in fair shape, with heavy wear and peeling to the spine of volume one, with heavy wear to the joints, with the boards just holding on. There is little to no foxing or staining present.