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Fielding, Henry, 1707–1754

An apology for the life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews / by Henry Fielding? ; with an introduction by R. Brimley Johnson.

Walham Saint Lawrence : The Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXVI [1926]
Physical Description:
[2], x, [2], 80, [2] pages ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3454 .A7 1926
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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With reproduction of the original title page: "An apology for the life of Mrs. Shamela Andrews. In which, the many notorious falsehoods and misrepresentations of a book called Pamela, are exposed and refuted; and all the matchless arts of that young politician, act in a true and just light ... By Mr. Conny Keyber. London: Printed for A. Dodd. 1741."
"This book, now reprinted for the first time, was made by Robert Gibbings, at Waltham St. Lawrence in Berkshire, and completed on the 19th day of February 1926. Compositors: A.H. Gibbs and F. Young. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. This edition is limited to 450 copies."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 36
BEIN Fielding 741ad: "This is no. 358."
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 349 of 450. Bound in cream half buckram with brown paper covered boards.
A burlesque of Richardson's "Pamela", which was generally ascribed to Fielding at the time of its appearance and held by most authorities to be by him.--Cf. W.L. Cross' "The history of Henry Fielding", v. 1, p. 23, 303-308: Notes & queries, 12th ser. v. 1, p. 24-26.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Richardson, Samuel, 1689-1761 -- Parodies, imitations, etc.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
Johnson, R. Brimley (Reginald Brimley), 1867-1932, contributor.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, publisher.
Cooper, A. C. (Albert C.), pressman.

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