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BECKFORD, William
Vathek
Chez Clarke, New Bond Street, 1815. Octavo (181 x 124 mm). Contemporary calf, Tooled gilt rule border and spine edges. Very good copy. Engraved frontispiece by Isaac Taylor, engraved title page. First French-language edition to be published in England, first issue. Beckford's oriental novel, Vathek, was written in French between January and May 1782, and published in Lausanne in 1786. Ink inscription and owners signature. see photos. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Trinity Rare Books [Boyle Rosommon, ROS, Ireland]
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