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Olivier, J., abbe
MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF SIGNOR ROZELLI, AT THE HAGUE. Giving a Particular Account of His Birth, Education, Slavery... Imprisonment in the Inquisition at Rome... Done Into English [by Daniel Defoe?], from the Second Edition of the French; and Adorn'd with Several Curious Copper Cuts
Printed for John Morphew, 1709. First Edition Thus. Full calf. 8vo. (10),325,(1)pp. Illustrated with a copper engraved frontispiece portrait and 6 copper engraved plates (containing 12 images). Cont. tooled paneled calf, nicely rebacked in period style, red morocco spine label. Title lightly soiled. A few gatherings at rear lightly browned (different quality paper stock). One leaf (p. 131-132) torn at fore-margin, with an old repair, the missing text added neatly by hand in ink. Another leaf X8 with a paper flaw (hole) affecting a few words. Good +. The first English translation of this French novel. McBurney #46. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Golden Door Books (blueturtle405) [Santa Monica, California, United States]
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