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The History of Sir William Harrington. Written - RICHARDSON, Samuel) - 1772. [1198317]
Printed for John Bell, and C. Etherington at York. 1772 - 4 vols. 12mo. Half title to each vol., leaf of ads. at end of vols 2 and 4, editor?s preface to this edition (pp i - iv in vol. 1) dated May 20, 1772; all vols affected by damp, more seriously in vols. 2, 3. Completely uncut in original drab sugar paper wrappers; dampstained at top of each vol., spines a little worn, remains of old ms. labels. ESTC T127675. An epistolary novel, in imitation of Richardson, and sometimes attributed to Anna Meades and Thomas Hull. The reviewers were unimpressed by the connection claimed with Richardson as reviser, and the widow and daughters published a disclaimer, but the work was sufficiently well received to be reprinted three or four times, and to be translated into French and German. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Jarndyce, The 19th Century Booksellers]
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