Davenport Dunn, Or, The Man of the Day


Davenport Dunn, Or, The Man of the Day

LEVER, Charles

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Portion of a Lever novel, published originally in segments. The character of Dunn appears to be based on that of John Sadleir, the Irish politician and financier. Sadleir, who eventually fell into ruin and committed suicide on Hampstead Heath, also provides the basis for the character of Mr. Merdle in Dickens' Little Dorrit.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Chapman and Hall
  • Edition: No. XVI. October
  • Date Published: 1858
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    6, [4], 481-512, [4] p. 23 cm. 2 b&w engravings + illustrations in ads. Pictorial paper covers. Front cover detached and rear coming loose. Illustration pages dampstained. Former owner's label on p. 3.

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