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Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions

by Mackay, Charles

Condition: Very Good


London: Richard Bentley, 1841. 3 volumes, half contemporary calf, darker brown labels, marbled boards. 5 engraved portraits. Half-titles wanting, frontispieces and title-pages lightly foxed in first two volumes and heavily foxed in the third. One frontispiece slightly torn (no loss). Spines tanned, joints and corners rubbed, half of title label on Volume 3 wanting. A clean, sound set of a rare and important work.. First Edition. Very Good. 8vo.
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