Marvel, IK (Donald G. Mitchell)
Title Reveries of a Bachelor, or A Book of the Heart
Book Condition Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher New York, NY Hurst and Company
Seller ID ET0162
Cream cloth decorated in gilt with paste-down illustration on front board. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with the gilt decoration wearing away, especially on the spine. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. 282 numbered pages. Reveries of a Bachelor or A Book of the Heart is a book by American author Donald Grant Mitchell, published in 1850 under the pseudonym Ik Marvel. It was one of the top best sellers of its time but received little attention from 19th century literary critics. In the text, Marvel theorizes on boyhood, country life, marriage, travel, and dreaming.
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