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Author: JOHNSON (SAMUEL):
Title: The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. A Tale. By Dr. Johnson Two Volumes in One.
Description: Dublin: Printed by T. Henshall..., n. d. [1795-6]. FIRST HENSHALL EDITION. 2 volumes in 1. 12mo (in 6s), 168 x 88 mms., pp. 71 [72 blank]; [ii], 72, additional engraved title, two engraved plates, contemporary lightly mottled calf, gilt spine; several annotations in pencil, no front paste-down end-paper or preliminary leaves before engraved title, which has some off-setting from leather, rear free end-paper creased and detached, both hinges a little tender, upper front and rear joint cracked, with slight loss of leather at top of spine and front joint. Fleeman 59.4R/26. ESTC N27923, locating copies at Dt, O; MH-H; Fleeman adds C; CaOTP, ViU.
Keywords: fiction illustration literature
Price: GBP 275.00 = appr. US$ 392.70 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 7817
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