Elton, Oliver A SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE: 1830-1880 In Two Volumes
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1932. Third impression. Hardcover. A fresh, near fine set in hunter green with bright gilt spine titles: both volumes slightly pressure bent, with mildly bumped corners; Volume II has a tiny corner crease to the front free endpaper; no dust jackets.
An overview of British literature during the Victorian age. Elton examines the works of Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, Tennyson, the Brownings, Swinburne, Dickens, Collins, Thackeray, George Eliot,Trollope, George Meredith, and many others. Notes, index.