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Tall 8vo. In original bevelled purple silk covers with gilt to spine and front. In good condition. Spine darkened and slightly rubbed at top and bottom. Edges of covers darkened and small marks on spine and front. Corners slightly rubbed. owners inscription on front endpaper.Small marks on front endpapers and first blank page. Many pages uncut. 124pp. with b/w portrait frontis. Limted to 670 copies of which 75 copies, numbered 1 to 75 have been printed on Millbourn hand-made paper. This is number 68. A collection of letters of an 18th century Devonshire woman, with some comment on the literature of the day (Amelia, Tom Jones). Includes letters in return from her son.
Title: The letters of Eliza Pierce. 1751-1775, with letters from her son Pierce Joseph Taylor, a schoolboy at Eton.
Publisher: London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. 1927 1st edition:
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Seller ID: 53469
Keywords: BIOGRAPHIES/LETTERS/DIARIES ELIZA PIERCE, VIOLET MACDONALD, letters, Devon, 18th century, Limited Edition