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Lewis, M[atthew] G[regory]
Romantic Tales
Printed by D. N. Shury, 7, Berwick Street, for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster-Row, London, 1808. First edition. [iii]-xxiii, [1], 307, [1]; [ii], 335, [1] ; [ii], 276; [ii], 326 pp., lacking half-titles. 4 vols. 12mo. "[This] four-volume miscellany was composed of seven ballads, one long poem, and five prose stories, largely translated from Spanish, French, and German sources, particularly work by Oberon, von Kleist, and Klinger" (ODNB). Garside, Raven and Schöwerling 1808:72; Block, p. 139; Morgan C333; Summers, p. 96 Bound in 19th-century half calf and marbled boards with contrasting labls (vol. III lacking one label), rubbed, some loss to spine ends, sporadic foxing throughout, heaviest to vol. I preliminaries, bookplate of Ricahrd Starchey, Ashwick Grove [iii]-xxiii, [1], 307, [1]; [ii], 335, [1] ; [ii], 276; [ii], 326 pp., lacking half-titles. 4 vols. 12mo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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