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The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called The Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives

By Dover, George Agar-Ellis

London: John Murray,, 1827.. Second edition. viii, 352 pp. 8vo, half red morocco and marbled boards, gilt decorated spine panels. Corners and spine ends rubbed, inner hinge cracked, inscription to ffep, else very good. Second edition. According to the author, the "Iron Mask was an Italian named Hercules Anthony Mathhioli who served as a spy in the French court.


The Comic History of Rome

By A Beckett, Gilbert Abbott

[London]: : Bradbury and Evans, , [c.1852]. First edition in book form. 8vo, . Illustrated with 10 hand coloured engravings by John Leech and numerous text illustrations. half red morocco and marbled boards, gilt floral decorated spine panels, raised bands, a.e.g. , original front wrap bound in. A splendid copy with only a hint of wear.