A CHILD OF THE JAGO. Chicago: Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1896. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-396  [398: blank] [399: printer's imprint] [400: blank] + 8-page catalogue dated "October, 1896" inserted at rear, double flyleaves at front and rear, frontispiece map, title page printed in red and black, original decorated bevel-edged maroon cloth, front, spine and rear panels stamped in gold, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. First U.S. edition. "A chronicle of slum life, set in 'the Jago,' in the East End of London. Morrison spent eighteen months in Shoreditch, immersing himself in its actual degradation." - Sutherland, Victorian Fiction, p. 120. Kramer 113. Spine ends and corner tips lightly rubbed, a bright, nearly fine copy. (#160864).
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