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Friendship of Death In Twenty Letters

From The Dead To The Living

To Which are Added Letters Moral and Entertaining In Prose and Verse

By Mrs Elizabeth Rowe

1752 - London - Henry Lintot

5" by 3.5"; [23], 336pp

 

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A pocket sized edition of Elizabeth Rowe's famous work.

From the antiquarian library of Christopher Rowe. Christopher Rowe was a schoolmaster in Norwich and then in Bristol. Throughout his career he inspired many to love literature, history and music. He was a specialist on 17th century printer and bookseller, Humphres Moseley and began his, unfortunately unfinished, PhD dissertation on him.

Frienship in Death is a series of imaginart letters from the dead to the living. It is Rowe's most popular work and went through at least 79 editions by 1825. It was first published in 1728.

CONDITION

In a full calf binding. Externally, worn. Crack to the spine making internal binding tender. Loss to the head and tail of spine. Externally, bumping to extremities. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown, Christopher Rowe. Prior owner's signature to recto of front endpaper, Mrs Tucker. Internally, binding is tender, particularly to the centre due to cracked spine. Pages are age toned with scattered spotting throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY.


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