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The Novels of Samuel Richardson, Esq. Viz. Pamela, Clarrisa Harlowe, and Sir Charles Grandison. In Three… by  Samuel Richardson - First Edition - 1824 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008222)

The Novels of Samuel Richardson, Esq. Viz. Pamela, Clarrisa Harlowe, and Sir Charles Grandison. In Three Volumes. To Which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the Life of the Author.

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The Novels of Samuel Richardson, Esq. Viz. Pamela, Clarrisa Harlowe, and Sir Charles Grandison. In Three Volumes. To Which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the Life of the Author.

by Richardson, Samuel

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London: Hurst, Robinson, and Co, 1824. Edinburgh : Printed by James Ballantyne & Co. Ballantyne's Novelist's Library, v. 6-8.[edited by Sir Walter Scott]. Three volumes bound in contemporary full polished calf, the backs with two brown calf labels lettered in gilt and three sections ornately decorated in gilt, printer's name in gilt at tail, edges marbled, prior owner name and small gift inscription in pencil, light wear at edges mild toning, approx. 25 pp. Vol. III with creasing, a Very Good Plus set. RARE, the last copy sold at auction 1972 (RBH). The first editions of these novels published 1740-1742. . "Pamela" is considered by most to be the first novel published in English. A heavy set, please be advised added shipping charges will be requested for priority mail and international orders, please inquire before ordering. v. 1. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded. The History of Clarissa Harlowe in a series of letters -- v .2. The History of Clarissa Harlowe -- v. 3. The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Bart. in a series of letters.. First Edition. Polished Calf. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008222
Title
The Novels of Samuel Richardson, Esq. Viz. Pamela, Clarrisa Harlowe, and Sir Charles Grandison. In Three Volumes. To Which is Prefixed, a Memoir of the Life of the Author.
Author
Richardson, Samuel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hurst, Robinson, and Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1824
Bookseller catalogs
Literature; Fine Bindings;
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
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