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1 Junius Letters of Junius
London G. Woodfall 1814 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Inv. # 030919. 3 volumes bound in full tan leather by Zaehnsdorf; marbled endpapers, all edges yellow; brown labels on spine. "Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, under other signatures, (now first collected.) To which are added, his Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his Private Letters addressed to Mr. H.S. Woodfall. With a Preliminary Essay, Notes, Fac-similes, &c." According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, this is "the first new edition [since the 1772 Stat nominis umbra authorized edition] of real importance [and] was issued by the Woodfall Family in 1812. It contained the correspondence of Junius with H.S. Woodfall [who first published Junius's letters in his Public Advertiser], a selection of the miscellaneous letters attributed to Junius, facsimiles of his handwriting, and notes by Dr. Mason Good." Contains fold-out facsimiles of Junius's letters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall  
Price: 700.00 USD
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2 Pope, Alexander The Odyssey of Homer, 4 volumes Additional Notes by Gilbert Wakefield
London Printed for J. Johnson, w.J. and J. Richardson, etc. 1806 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Full leather boards on newly laid spine; bumped corners.  
Inv. #V-010119. Four volumes. Contemporary calf binding with gilded pattern edging the boards. Marbled endpapers and edges. Its 200 years are worn with distinction. Fascinating notes by Wakefield. ; 8vo  
Price: 950.00 USD
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