By: Will, P. (translator)
Robert Holden & Co.: London.: 1927.
Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).
Seller ID: 42239
Condition: VG copies as issued in pictorial boards (the back cover is an advert for Pears' Soap) both spine panels are fully intact but show some wear.
Two volumes. [i-v] vi-xx [xxi] xxii-xxvi [xxvii-xxviii]  2-268; [1-5] 6-231 [232: blank], original pictorial boards (in imitation of a Victorian yellowback), all edges untrimmed. Limited to 1500 copies: ''reprint of the Minerva Press edition of 1796. Issued as part of the publisher's ''Horrid Novels'' series (i.e., the seven novels mentioned in Jane Austen's parodic NORTHANGER ABBEY). New introduction by Montague Summers'' (Lloyd W. Currey).
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