Richard of England; or, The Lion King. FIRST EDITION. F. Hextall, 1842. 1842/1842/[c.1842]
Front. & 2 of 3 plates damp stained or foxed, illus. BOUND WITH: Adam Bell, Clym o' the Cleugh, and William of Cloudeslie. By Pierce Egan the younger. F. Hextall, 1842. Front. foxed with offsetting on title, illus. BOUND WITH: MYSTERIOUS DAGGER. The Mysterious Dagger; or, The Avengers. (F. Hextall.) (G. Peirce, printer), [c.1842] Front & plate browned, illus. 3 works in 1 vol. Contemp. half calf; sm. split at head of spine, dark green label as 'Richard of England'.
¶'Richard of England', the only dated copy on Copac in BL, is in 30 pts, priced at twopence, most parts with a woodcut, some signed Geo. Wall. 'Adam Bell' is in 12 pts, not all illustrated but with the frontispiece signed by Pierce Egan. 'The Mysterious Dagger', only in BL, is bound without title & is in 16 pts with the two plates reused from 'Richard of England'. Inserted are the title leaf and frontispiece of a later edition of the first work as' Richard Cœur de Lion' published apparently anonymously by George Peirce, in 1845.