FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. vii, [i], 280. Original green textured cloth, darker cloth label to spine. Some spotting and toning. Rebacked preserving most of original label, hinges relined, boards scuffed, edges rubbed. Ownership inscription of G.W. Elsie dated 10/10/48 to flyleaf and pastedown.
The rollicking and probably pseudonymous adventures, from childhood to professional success and marriage, of an Irish legal apprentice who emigrated to London where he qualified as a lawyer. Much space is taken up by his experiences of society - including criminal elements - courtship, then occasionally some legal business.