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THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS PRINCE OF ABBISSINIA - Henshall's Pocket Library of Classic Novels Being a Complete Collection of Histories Adventures Anecdotes by The Most Esteemed Authors  [Two volumes in one] by Dr Johnson - Hardcover - 1796 - from Loe Books and Biblio.com

THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS PRINCE OF ABBISSINIA - Henshall's Pocket Library of Classic Novels Being a Complete Collection of Histories Adventures Anecdotes by The Most Esteemed Authors [Two volumes in one]

by Dr Johnson

Condition: Fair/No Dust Jacket


Dublin: T. HENSHALL, 1796. Two volumes in one, title page , frontispiece, original endpapers and preliminary leaves.very good. Original binding poor, although text block is held firm by cords. Contents clean and tight, no foxing, unmarked, tiny evidence of worm damage to a few internal pages, no inscriptions. Worthy of rebinding.. Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo.
  • Bookseller: Loe Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 029568
  • Title: THE HISTORY OF RASSELAS PRINCE OF ABBISSINIA - Henshall's Pocket Library of Classic Novels Being a Complete Collection of Histories Adventures Anecdotes by The Most Esteemed Authors [Two volumes in one]
  • Author: Dr Johnson
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: No Dust Jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: T. HENSHALL
  • Place: Dublin
  • Date published: 1796
  • Bookseller catalogs: Classics;
  • Size: 12mo

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