Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Hablot Knight Browne Illustrator. Charles James Lever was an Irish novelist of English descent. He is said to have been a ringleader in all kinds of trouble and to have behaved like a boy destined for the navy in one of Captain Marryat's novels. His escapades at Trinity College, Dublin are drawn on for the plots of some of his novels.
Lever visited Canada as an unqualified surgeon on an emigran Charles James Lever was an Irish novelist of English descent. Lever visited Canada as an unqualified surgeon on an emigrant ship, and has drawn upon some of his experiences in Con Cregan , Arthur O'Leary and Roland Cashel His medical degree admitted him to an appointment from the Board of Health in Co. Clare but the liveliness of his diversions as a country doctor seems to have prejudiced the authorities against him.
In February , after varied experiences, he began running The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer through the pages of the recently established Dublin University Magazine. His brightest books, such as Lorrequer , Charles O'Malley , and Tom Burke of Ours are in fact little more than recitals of scenes in the life of a particular "hero, " unconnected by any continuous intrigue. Paperback , pages. Published March 6th by Dodo Press first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Charles O'Malley , please sign up.
Lists with This Book. Charles Lever - 72 Irish Novelist, born of purely English parentage in Dublin, graduated at Trinity College in , and then went to Gottingen to study medicine. His most popular work, Charles O'Malley, is a reflex of his own college life in Dublin. Very good condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Signs of cracks in the leather binding. Original hardcover with gilt embossed leather edge and marble paper. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and wreath.
Blind stamped decoration on front and spine. World Cat quotes an publish date, though none is listed. Exterior is sturdy and attractive. Inner front hinge is beginning to spllit. Interior is clean and firm, pages are nicely toned. Front fly hasa neatly inked name. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. Better World Books Condition: George Routledge and Sons, n.
Brown cloth with extensive black and gilt pictorial and decorative stamping. Mildest bit of edgewear mainly at head and tail of spine , else clean, tight and quite handleable. Lever's Preface to this "New Edition" is dated Trieste , the same year he died in his villa there, thus this undated edition likely dates from shortly thereafter. Lever was an incredibly popular Irish novelist whose popularity rivaled that of Dickens, Thackeray and other giants of his day. Roistering tale by the neglected Irish Victorian author; one of a uniform edition.
Loose from boards, ffep missing, 1st signature loose. Mark at top verso which is rubbed. Red Boards, Two FOC Darley illustrations in first signature as well as illustrated front board showing a horse and rifer jumping a stone wall. Gilt titles front still bright, , sun darkened spine, loss beginning at heel, corners bumped and frayed, Preface by Lever dated Trieste Text block still in good shape.
Image from page 460 of "Charles O'Malley, the Irish dragoon" (1904)
Bright Side of the Road Books Published: Very Good with no dust jacket. Private bookplates on endpapers. Set 93 of copies. Very Good with no dust jacket Edition: Good with no dust jacket. Spine cover is torn and missing 3 pieces, one being of moderate size 1"x2". Block shows light toning and soiling mostly concentrated at endpages.
- Suki: Settling The Score (fan fiction).
- The Cassandra Complex (Emortality).
- Hidden Masks Unveiled: Discover the Face of Truth.
- Charles O'Malley: The Irish Dragoon - Volume I (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press).
Oddfellow's Fine Books and Col Published: Chapman and Hall James Nisbet and Co. With Sixteen Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Royal Naval War Libraries stamp on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and address crossed out on ffep. Inch square white label on spine. Some rubbing to edges. With illustrations by Phiz. First published in , this farcical picaresque novel of Irish military life is among Lever's best known works.
Lever , an Anglo-Irish novelist, was once compared favorably to Charles Dickens and extremely popular in the s and '50s. His reputation suffered increasing criticism in the late 19th century and he is not well known today, and is sometimes in fact referred to as "The Lost Victorian.
- Dieu à volonté : ultime confidence dIgnace de Loyola dans le Récit (Ouverture philosophique) (French Edition)?
- Church Leadership Series: The Pastor & The Deacon.
- Love Focused: Living Life to the Fullest.
- SmartDraw For Dummies.
Unobstrusive pencil signature to the front pastedown in each volume. Just a hint of wear to the corners and tips; otherwise very good. The Irish Dragoon Charles Lever: London, Downey and Co. Green cloth with no dj. Plates By Phiz Hablot K. Binding sound, plates quite foxed. Backstrips chipped and damaged, spine labels absent but blindstamped title remaining, backstrip to Vol. II lacking one compartment and with another damaged but no loss of lettering.
Arroyo Seco Books Published: Bound in dark brown cloth with extensive front and rear covers blind stamping, gilt spine lettering. No publication date but a previous owner date of at the front. Covers are heavily worn at all edges; spine gutters split; chipping to spineinterior quite nice. Fair with no dust jacket. Covers have a few other water spots, light smudging, slight wear to the bottom spine end, and a browned spine.
Charles O'Malley: The Irish Dragoon - Volume I (Illustrated Edition) by Charles James Lever
Front inner hinge is starting to crack. Spine is browned with two water spots and three ink spots. In both volumes, pages are clean. Name written on each front free endpaper. Set 68 of Volume 2 pages are unopened.
See a Problem?
Fair with no dust jacket Edition: Ward, Lock and Co. Bound in red cloth with decorated end-papers; part of the "Choice Books of Famous Authors" series; previous owners book plate on front pastedown; pp.. Small 8vo; pages. The entertaining story of an Irishman in the British Army during the Peninsular War written with humor but showing the darker side of war.
- Charles O'malley the Irish Dragoon by Lever, Charles.
- The Professor in a Syllabus.
- Image from page of "Charles O'Malley, the Irish dragoo… | Flickr!
- Tartuffe [French & English] - Paragraph by Paragraph Translation (French Edition);
Red cloth binding with gilt titles and borders on spine. Spine and gilt faded, small hole at top of spine, some spotting of cover, a little edge wear, corners and spine ends bumped, dark stain at top corner of back cover, hinges weak, small book plate on front fixed end paper, pencil mark on front free end paper which is split at hinge, frontispiece tissue intact, interior pages lightly tanned, binding otherwise tight. Scraps of American History Condition: Orange cloth over boards with black lettering and Art Nouveau-style design on spine and front.
Edge wear and soiling to cover. Binding tight, front hinge starting, but still a good, square copy.
Pages clean, tanned, brittle commensurate with age and quality of paper. Gilt on spine somewhat rubbed. Late 19th century edition. Scarce volume in Peoples Edition series. Cat's Cradle Books Condition: Slight browning to outside pages.