London: Saunders and Otley, 1838. First English Trade Edition. Octavo (20.5cm.); original plum cloth-backed boards, printed paper spine label; xii,310,(ads)pp. Spine a bit discolored, label darkened with very tiny vertical crack, else a Very Good copy in original binding. Armorial bookpate of an Edward Arthur Lee to front pastedown; slightly later (1840) ownership signature to front free endpaper. Meta-fictional comic novel first serialized in Fraser's Magazine, 1833-1834, from which a few separate copies were distributed privately. BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CARLYLE (1881) 17.