Crotchet Castle


No slipcase. 5.5 x 9.5 hard cover book. Gold lettering on the brown spine with an illustrated cover. Crotchet Castle is the sixth novel by Thomas Love Peacock, first published in 1831. As in his earlier novel Headlong Hall, Peacock assembles a group of eccentrics, each with a single monomaniacal obsession, and derives humour and social satire from their various interactions and conversations. 172 pages. Mild ex-library, with only 2 inner stamps, very slightly faded spine.



  • Crotchet Castle
  • Thomas Love Peacock
  • Peter Reddick, illustrator
  • The Folio Society, 1964