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Warburton, William
The works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D. Lord Bishop of Gloucester. A new edition in twelve volumes. Two which is prefixed a discourse by way of general preface; containing some account of the life, writings, and character of the author; by Richard Hurd
Luke Hansard & Sons.for T. Cadell and W. Davies, London, 1811. 12 volumes, 8vo; engraved portrait frontispiece in Vol. I (offsetting), 11 plates in Vol. IV; full mid-19th century polished dark blue gilt- and blind-tooled calf, brown gilt morocco spine labels, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers; edges a touch scuffed; Vol. I bound a bit too tightly, affecting gutter edge of frontispiece; preliminaries foxed, else a nice set. Engraved bookplates of Francis Sterry on front pastedowns. Complete works of a man described by Samuel Johnson as "perhaps the last man who has written with a mind full of reading and reflection" (quoted from Boswell's Life of Johnson in the DNB XX, p. 766). Lowndes, p. 2832. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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