NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATORS. Hardbound First Edition published by CAMBRIDGE AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS (London) in 1927. 160 pages of clean, bright, illustrated text with no dust jacket. Frontispiece illustration of FANNY BURNEY is unblemished. Title page and dedication page are lightly foxed. Covers and spine are medium blue in color. Title and Author's name are embossed into the spine in gilt. Cover and Title page are unblemished. Binding is tight with no apparent structural damage. Publication is rated Very Good.
Very good. hardcover, with reproductions of engravings; blue cover, missing dust jacket, owner's inscription on flyleaf, two small spots on cover, two marked pages (one note from previous owner that she owned letter from explorer mentioned in the text); otherwise in near-new condition with tight binding. Burney was an English novelist and friend of Burke, Dr. Johnson, Warren Hastings, and of many emigres who fled the French Revolution, marrying Lafayette's aide. Includes reproduction of Burney's admission ticket to famous trial of Warren Hastings for corruption in his rule of India....Post Office Delivery Confirmation provided by e-mail to enable you to track your package. Book is shipped in a padded envelope and packaged in bubble wrap.
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