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Creator:
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Title:
The Prince of Abissinia : a tale in two volumes.
Alternate Title(s):
Rasselas
Published/Created:
London : Printed for R. and J. Dodsley ... and W. Johnston ..., 1759.
Physical Description:
2 v. ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3529 A1 1759
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Tinker 1313: First edition, first state. Bookplate: Benjamin Hatley Foote. Autograph: Grace Atkinson Little Oliver; George Daniel.
BEIN Im J637 759 copy 1: First edition, first state. Bound in 1 v. Autograph: Anne Richardson.
BEIN Im J637 759 copy 2: First edition, first state. In ms. inside front cover of v. 1: "From the author". From the library of Jerome Kern.
BEIN Tinker 1314: First edition, second state. Vol. 1: 17 cm.; v. 2: 15 cm. Autograph: Jane Austen. Bookplate: Harold Greenhill; A. Edward Newton; Francis Richard Charles Grant; Harry Bache Smith.
BAC: First edition, first state.
BEIN 2000 2295: First edition, second state. 17 cm. Uncut. Original wrappers. From the library of Herman W. Liebert.
BEIN 2004 85: First edition, second state. 16 cm. Bookplates of Henry Francis Redhead Yorke and Edmund William Gosse. Binder's stamp: F. Bedford.
BEIN ELIZ 020: First edition, first state. Binder's stamp: Bound by Riviere & Son. Interior dentelles.
Tinker calls this the 1st ed. and notes two states: the first state has "Contents. Vol. II." at the head of leaf A2 in v. 2; the second state has "Contents of the second volume."
Tinker lib., 1313
Tinker lib., 1314
Courtney & Smith. Bibl. of Samuel Johnson (1925 ed.), p. 87
Fleeman, J.D. Johnson, 59.4R/1
ESTC (RLIN) T139510
Subject Terms:
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817 -- Autograph.
Daniel, George, 1789-1864 -- Autograph.
Dodsley, (R. and J.) -- Publisher.
Foote, Benjamen Hatley -- Bookplate.
Gosse, Edmund William, 1849-1928 -- Bookplate.
Grant, Francis Richard Charles -- Bookplate.
Greenhill, Harold -- Bookplate.
Johnson, William C. -- Pres. inscription to Catharine Richmond, 1827.
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 -- Ownership.
Liebert, Herman W. -- Ownership.
Newton, A. Edward (Alfred Edward), 1864-1940 -- Bookplate.
Oliver, Grace Atkinson Little, 1844-1899 -- Autograph.
Richardson, Anne -- Autograph.
Richmond, Catharine -- Pres. inscription inscription from William C. Johnson, 1827.
Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 -- Bookplate.
Yorke, Henry Francis Redhead, 1842-1914 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- F. Bedford.
Binders' stamps (Binding) -- Riviere & Son.
Dentelle bindings (Binding)
Contributors:
Bedford, F., binder.
Johnston, W. (William), d. 1804, bookseller.
R. and J. Dodsley, bookseller.
Riviere & Son, binder.
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