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Tales of Wonder [Written and Collected by M G Lewis, Author of the Monk, Castle Spectre, Love of Gain, &c
London, England: Printed by W. Bulmer & Co, London, for the author, 1801. First edition. Hardcover. Acceptable. First edition. Tall octavo. Two volumes: pp [viii], 1- 236; [viii], 237-482, [1] advert. Original binding, full leather. Leather labels are in good condition. The binding is rubbed, worn; hinges are cracked through but still attached. Text condition is very good, with minor scattered foxing. A seminal collection of ballads and poetry of horror - or tales of terror - which includes Walter Scott's earliest poetical contributions, eight poems by Robert Southey, one by John Leyden and nine original poems by Lewis himself. Signature on title pages of J. F. Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton's great grandson.
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