Tittlebat Titmouse, by Samuel Warren, edited by Cyrus Townsend Brady
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Tittlebat Titmouse is a version of Samuel Warren's 1839 novel, Ten Thousand a Year, which has been abridged by American author, Cyrus Townsend Brady (1861 – 1920).
Tittlebat Titmouse is a vulgar and conceited young clerk in a London shop. Through a flaw in the title of an old and rich family, he finds himself in possession of an estate yielding £10,000 a year, and married to the daughter of an Earl.
Samuel Warren (1807 – 1877), was a British barrister, novelist and MP with an in-depth knowledge of British common law and the original novel was based on a famous forgery case from the 1830s, where a claim was made to a vacant earldom using fake documents.
Published by Funk and Wagnalls Co in 1903. This is the 2nd edition.
No dust jacket. Page 2 is slightly loose. There is a small crayon mark on the front end-paper. Otherwise, the book is in good condition with intact binding.