W. Blanchard Jerrold’s The Discrace to the Family finely bound

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BOGBIND. – FINE BINDING. – Jerrold, W. Blanchard:

The Disgrace to the Family. A Story of Social Distinctions by W. Blanchard Jerrold. With Twelve Illustrations by PHIZ – finely bound. London: Darton and Co., 1848

Tall slim 8vo beautifully bound by Root & Son in half morocco, with gilt titles to spines, raised bands, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers and matching sidepaper and double border-fillets. 282 pp. Complete with 12 illustrations. Spine sunned else very fine copy

First edition. Jerrold “explores the societal norms and hierarchies of Victorian England, particularly the rigid class system that determined one’s place in society. The story follows the life of a young woman named Rosamund, who is born into a wealthy and respected family. However, when she falls in love with a man from a lower social class, her family disapproves and she is forced to choose between her love and her family’s expectations. As Rosamund navigates the complex social landscape of Victorian England, she faces numerous challenges and obstacles, including prejudice, discrimination, and the judgment of her peers. Along the way, she learns valuable lessons about love, loyalty, and the importance of staying true to oneself. The Disgrace To The Family is a thought-provoking and engaging novel that offers a fascinating glimpse into the social dynamics of Victorian England.

W. Blanchard Jerrold's The Discrace to the Family finely bound