EDGEWORTH, Maria. Tales and Miscellaneous Pieces. Fourteen volumes.


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London: Printed for B. Hunter, Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy ... J. Duncan, Smith and Elder, 1825. The first collected edition. Small octavo. Engraved titlepages, with half titles. Sumptuously bound in contemporary full straight-grained crimson morocco, covers framed by double gilt fillets and a wide floral roll; turn-ins gilt; gilt decorated spines; green endbands. All edges gilt. Presentation inscription on front flyleaf. A few volumes professionally recased. A fine and very attractive set of this great author.
Woodcut vignettes on title page; same in all volumes.
Contents: Vol. 1. Castle Rackrent. Essay on Irish Bulls. The Modern Griselda. Vols. 2-3. Belinda. Vol. 4. Lenora. Letter from a Gentleman to his Friend, upon the birth of a daughter; with the answer. Julia and Caroline. An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-justification. Vol. 5. Lame Jervas. The Will. The Limerick Gloves. Out of Debt out of Danger. The Lottery. Rosanna. Murad the Unlucky. The Manufacturers. Vol. 6. The Contrast. The Grateful Negro. To-morrow. Love and Law. The Rose, Thistle, and Shamrock. Vol. 7. Ennui. Almeria. Vol. 8. Madame de Fleury. The Dun. Manoevering. Vol. 9. Vivian. Emilie de Coulanges. Vol. 10. The Absentee. Vols. 11-12. Patronage. Vol. 13. Harrington. Ormond. Vol. 14. Ormond (concluded). Printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars. - “Titlepage verso.


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