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Royal 8vo., pp 125 in saddle-stapled self covers and listing 877 items and with a facsimile of the title-page of The Midwife and the title of Burke's The Political Tracts and Speeches. A good copy. Boswell, Burke, Chesterfield, Cook, Franklin and many others are all here and often in very scarce editions and with the booksellers notes. Edward Gibbon is particularly prominent, including the proof sheets of his Miscellaneous Works (illustrated in facsimile). Scarce.
Title: A Collection of Books Illustrating the Literary History of Great Britain During the Last Fifty Years of the Eighteenth Century.
Publisher: Printed by R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh for Birrell & Garnett, Soho:, 1927., 0
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
kg: 1.00 kg
Seller ID: 1059
Keywords: eighteenth century, 18th century, 18c, books, bibliography, book collecting