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The first: Tales of Fashionable Life. London: J. Johnson, 1809. Three volumes. Three more were published in 1812. Contemporary red half-morocco, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, and marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, pp. 400, 338, (372). Collates as in Wolff, v.1, No. 1996. There were three London editions dated 1817 (NCBEL, v.3, 667). Sadleir had the second edition. The second: Harrington; A Tale, and Ormond, A Tale. In three volumes. London: R. Hunter, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1817. Bound uniformly with "Tales...", above, except the endpapers are plain. Pp. (524), (424), (354),. Collates as in Sadleir, v.1, p.118 except that volume 3 lacks (R1), a leaf of ads; there were two London editions in 1817 (NCBEL v.3, 668). The third: Comic Dramas, in Three Acts. London: R.Hunter, Baldwin, Craddock and Joy, 1817. Bound as the second, above; pp. (384), and collates as in Sadleir, 764; there were two London editions in 1817 (NCBEL v.3, 668). Some dust soiling, Moderated wear - mostly to the paper of the top and bottom edges. These are three Very Good, appealing first editions.
Title: Three First Editions (in seven volumes, uniformly bound). Tales of Fashionable Life; Harrington and Ormond; Comic Dramas.
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