A CATALOGUE OF HORACE WALPOLE'S LIBRARY. With Horace Walpole's Library by Wilmarth Sheldon Lewis. Vol. I - Numbers 1-1608; Vol. II - Numbers 1609-3177; Vol. III - Numbers 3178-4019

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Place Published: New Haven & London
Publisher: Yale University Press
Date Published:
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Top edges a bit dusty, else near fine in lightly soiled, price-clipped dustjackets
Book Id: 20805

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3 volumes, complete. xci, 479; v, 565; v, 542 pp., illustrated; small 4tos (10 x 8 inches), original blue cloth.

Comments

"Mr. Hazen's catalogue of Horace Walpole's library identifies virtually every printed piece at Strawberry Hill, shows where it stood on the shelves there, gives the history of each book in so far as it has been recovered and the prices it has fetched, indicates Walpole's marginalia and extra-illustration, and finally, shows how he used his books in writing his works and letters." (from jacket front flap).


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