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MEMOIRS OF LEWIS HOLBERG. Written by Himself In Latin, and now First Translated into English. Volume XII [of]… by  Ludvig 1684-1754 Holberg - First edition - from OLD WORKING BOOKS & Bindery (Est. 1994) (SKU: OWBMEM115252)

MEMOIRS OF LEWIS HOLBERG. Written by Himself In Latin, and now First Translated into English. Volume XII [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.

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MEMOIRS OF LEWIS HOLBERG. Written by Himself In Latin, and now First Translated into English. Volume XII [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.

by Holberg, Ludvig 1684-1754

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London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, Ave-Maria-Lane (W. [William] Clowes), 1829. Illustrated by port frontis with tissue guard. First thus edition. c.1728-43 Ludovici Holbergii Ad Virum Perillustrem Epistola (E. prima 1728, E. secunda 1737, E. tertia 1743)...Ludvig Holbergs tre levnedsbreve 1728-43, 1-3). Half calf over marbled boards, manilla endpapers, red speckled edges. 24mo (14.5cm). pp. [ii] ep, vii, [1] blank, 269, [1] blank, [1] errata, [1] blank, [2] ep. Very Good. Rubbed spots to joints, edge and corner wear with light scuff to boards. Light foxing to pastedowns and facing heavy endpapers (with additional heavy eps fine at both ends). Port lightly impressed to title page; text near fine. Beautiful tight copy. Introduction [Editor]. Founder of modern Danish-Norwegian literature, a prolific writer, satirical poet (writing as Hans Michelsen etc), comedies (playwright), historical works, moral philosophical works, essays and epistles in a variety of subjects (for further reading on the memoir issue, see Stewart E. Fraser's Ludvig Holberg's Memoirs..., Brill. 1970"..

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Title
MEMOIRS OF LEWIS HOLBERG. Written by Himself In Latin, and now First Translated into English. Volume XII [of] AUTOBIOGRAPHY. A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever Published, Written by the Parties Themselves. With Brief Introductions, and Compendious Sequels Carrying the Course of Events to the Death of Each Writer.
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Holberg, Ludvig 1684-1754
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London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, Ave-Maria-Lane (W. [William] Clowes), 1829.
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Biography/Autobiography;

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