The Novelist's Magazine: Vols X and XI, containing Sir Charles Grandison by Samuel Richardson.
London: Harrison and Co., 1783. 2 vols, 8vo, vi, 10-612, 613-1102. Bound in contemporary calf with panelled spine and gilt decorations: spine worn at head/tail with slight loss. Pleasing clean set despite some minor dulling and spine wear. The plates are clean with good impressions throughout, and the two Blake engravings at pp 328 and 351 of vol X are in the first state. Contains the 3 Blake plates in Vol X in the first state, plus all 25 other plates. Appears to lack a 2 page sonnet at end of prelims and possibly an "Address" at the end of the publishers statement on p 1102 of Vol XI present in some editions. Bentley, Blake Books 487A, Essick, Blake's Commercial Book Illustrations, XI, p 6.
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