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The Works of Moliere, In Six Volumes, A New Translation
R. Taylor, Berwick 1771 - All six volumes, VG overall. Full tan leather , gilt ruling to both boards, five raised bands on spine, title in gilt in second compartment, volume number in gilt in third compartment, gilt pattern in other compartments, plain white endpapers. Minor scuffing to boards, some wear to heads and tails of spines, minor cracking on some volumes between spine and boards, tiny wormhole at top of Vol. VI, not in any way affecting text. Front hinge on Vol. I just beginning to crack, other hinges and gutters solid. Text blocks on all volumes square, boards solidly attached. Contents: Vol. I (270 pp.), An Account of the Author, The Blunderer or the Counter-plots, The Amorous Quarrel, The Miser. Vol. II (298 pp.), The Romantic Ladies, Don Garcia of Navarre or the Jealous Prince, The School for Husbands, The School for Wives, The School for Wives Criticised, The Impromptu of Versailles. Vol. III (302 pp.), The Man-Hater, The Mock-Doctor, Don John or the Feast of the Statue, Love is the Best Doctor, The Imposter. Vol. IV (307 pp.), Squire Lubberly, Amphitryon, The Husband Outwitted, The Cuckold in Conceit, The Forced Marriage, The Magnificent Lovers. Vol. V (309 pp.), Psyche, The Gentleman Cit, The Impertinents, The Sicilian or Love Makes a Painter, The Learned Ladies. Vol. VI (287 pp.), The Cheats of Scapin, Melicerta, The Countess of Escarbagnas, The Princess of Elis, The Feast of Versailles, The Hypochondriac. Front pastedown of each volume has a brownish square, perhaps from a very old bookplate that has since fallen away, it does not appear to have affected the paper at all. Minor foxing throughout. Due to the size and value of this set, additional postage will apply. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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