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L'Abbé, Suite du Monastère, par Sir Walter Scott, traduit de l'anglais par le traducteur des romans historiques de Sir Walter Scott [A.-J.-B. Defauconpret].
Paris:[Cosson for] Henri Nicolle, 1821 - First edition in French of The Abbot (1820). The final volume contains a 4-page prospectus for the projected Oeuvres complètes, listing the order of volumes already separately issued and those currently being issued (including this one), forming 51 duodecimo volumes - beginning with 8 volumes of Romans poètiques and 43 of Romans historiques. 4 vols, 12mo (168 × 96 mm), pp. [4], 262; [4], 260; [4], 260; [4], 271, [1], [4] (adverts), complete with half-titles. Contemporary quarter sheep, spines gilt, red and green morocco labels, bookseller/binder's ticket 'À Joinville, Chez Durollet Libr.-Relieur.' Very slightly rubbed, but a very good copy. [E. Preston Dargan, 'Scott and the French Romantics', PMLA, Vol. 49, No. 2 (Jun 1934), 12 (Dec 9); Garside, Raven and Schöwerling, The English Novel 1770-1829, 1820: 62. OCLC lists copies at Bn, NLS, Aberdeen and University of South Carolina only.] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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