[E. V. Lucas.] Copy of his book 'Charles Lamb and the Lloyds', marked up 'With corrections for Second Edition' in his autograph, with new preface and other additions loosely inserted.

E. V. Lucas [Edward Verrall Lucas] (1868-1938), English author, publisher, and editor of Charles Lamb
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London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 15 Waterloo Place. 1898.
SKU: 19000

xiii + 297pp., with frontispiece and four plates, and six-page publishers' catalogue at end. Blocks of text have been cut out by Lucas, between pp.205 and 232, and the three leaves carrying pp.199-204 have been removed. Otherwise in good condition, in worn burgundy cloth binding, gilt. Lucas has written 'With corrections for Second Edition' at the head of the title page. (There was no second edition.) Emendations throughout in pencil and pen. A corrected 'Preface to Second Edition', initialed by Lucas and dated 'London: February 1899' is on a loosely inserted leaf (1p., 12mo), and another leaf of additions to p.9 (1p., 12mo) is pinned to a leaf of the book, with three more leaves of additions (3pp., 12mo), marked A1 to A3, are pinned in further on. The author's second book, and the beginning of a lifetime's association with Charles Lamb.