Amelia.

Amelia.
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London: A. Millar, 1752. 4 vols., sm. 8vo, xii, 285, [1, blank]; viii, 262, [1, adv.], [1, blank]; ix, [1, blank], 323, [1, blank]; vii, [1, blank], 296 pp. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked, raised bands flanked by gilt rules, red morocco labels. Early armorial bookplate of James Pennyman in all four vols (perhaps Sir James Pennyman, MP for Beverley, Yorkshire), First edition, first impression with dropped pagination to p. 22 of volume one, but with second impression correction to p. 191 line four ("at the Folly") of volume three. With the often lacking "Universal-Register-Office" advertisement at end of volume two (M12r), and the requisite blanks. "There were two impressions, Strahan printed 5,000 copies of vols. I and III in Dec. 1751, and 3000 copies of the same volumes in Jan. 1752... Printer of vols. II and IV unknown. Vols. I and III differ from vols. II and IV in paper, in fonts used for title-pages and for table of contents, and incidentally in other respects. The two impressions perhaps indistinguishable." Cross III, pp. 321-22. Rothschild 853. (Item Id: 105300)

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