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A Select Collection of Novels in Six Volumes.
Written by the most celebrated authors in several languages. Many of which never appear'd in english before; and all new translated from the originals, by several eminent hands. London: Printed for J. Watts, 1720-1722. Engraved frontispiece,(18),lii,333 + engr. fr.,(6),410,(1) + (10),355,(1) + engr. fr.,(10),372 + engr. fr.,(10),384 + engr. fr.,(10),357 pp. 6 vol. Contemporary full calf. Spines with five raised bands. Gilt frames on boards. Gilt vol. numbers on spines. Slight foxing. A few pages in vol. 4 brownstained. A few old notes in ink on ffeps. Frontispiece to vol. 3 missing. Minor paperloss in lower margin p. 23/24 vol. 5. Spines and edges of boards quite worn, mostly at head/foot of spines with small loss to vol. 3. 16,5 x 10,5 cm.. Contents: I, Monsieur Huet's letter to Monsieur de Segrais, upon the original of romances. Zayde, A Spanish History (by Monsieur Segrais). The Marriage of Belfegor (by Nicolas Machiavel). The Jealous Estremaduran (by Cervantes). II, The Princess of Cleves. The Fair Maid of the Inn (by Cervantes). The Force of Friendship. The History of the Captive (by Cervantes). III, Don Carlos (by Abbé de St. Real). The History of Count Belflor and Leonora de Cespedes. The Curious Impertinent (by Cervantes). The Prevalence of Blood (by Cervantes). The Liberal Lover (by Cervantes). The Beautiful Turk. IV, The Happy Slave. The Rival Ladies (by Cervantes). The Innocent Adultery (by Monsieur Scarron). The History of the Conspiracy of the Spaniards against the Republick of Venice (by Abbot de St. Real). V, The Little Gypsy (by Cervantes). Ethelinda (by Flaminiani). The Amour of Count Palviano and Eleonora. Scanderbeg the Great. VI, The Life of Castruccio Castracani of Lucca (by Nicolas Machiavel). The Loves of Osmin and Daraxa. The Spanish Lady of England (by Cervantes). The Lady Cornelia (by Cervants). The False Dutchess
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