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title: Barchester Towers


author: Anthony Trollope


year: c. 1910 (All remaining copies of this edition appear to date from this time) 


condition: A clean copy in good condition. Strong binding and spine. Clean and stainless pages free of any tears or foxing. Light wear to leather boards and slight rubbing to spine ends and edges. Gilt design of the covers and spine has sustained aging.  


publisher: Asprey & Co.


pages: 454


dimensions: 7.5 inches x 4.75 inches x 1.25 inches


description: Hardcover leatherbound book. Features gilt lettering and decor along the spine, covers, and endpapers.


synopsis: Trollope's comic masterpiece of plotting and backstabbing opens as the Bishop of Barchester lies on his deathbed. Soon a pitched battle breaks out over who will take power, involving, among others, the zealous reformer Dr. Proudie, his fiendish wife, and the unctuous schemer Obadiah Slope. Barchester Towers is one of the best-loved novels in Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire series, which captured nineteenth-century provincial England with wit, worldly wisdom, and an unparalleled gift for characterization. It is the second book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire.

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (c. 1910)

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