Crotchet Castle, by the Author of Headlong Hall.
London. Published By T. Hookham, 1831. First Edition.
12mo. , 300pp. Modern buckram-backed paper boards, paper label to spine. With the preliminary advertising leaf. Browning to spine, some marking to upper margins of text.
A biting satire on Lord Brougham and the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge or the 'Steam Intellect Society', which in common with Peacock's other later novels, failed to secure the commercial success of Nightmare Abbey.£ 300.00 Antiquates Ref: 9636