Clarissa. Or, the history of a young lady : comprehending the most important concerns of private life ...
published by the editor of Pamela
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Printed for S. Richardson: and sold by A. Millar: J. and Ja. Rivington: John Osborn; and by J. Leake, at Bath,
|Physical Description:||7 v. : engraved music ; 18 cm (12mo)|
|Place of Publication:|
England -- London.
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|General note:||Augustan Reprint Society: preface (by William Warburton) to vol. III and vol. IV only.|
The editor of Pamela = Samuel Richardson.
Vols 3 and 4 are found in two states: in the first state, three leaves of preface intended for vol.3 are found between the title page and text of vol.4. In the second state, the preface has been removed from vol.4 to be found between title page and text of vol.3 (Sale).
Vols 3-7 bear the imprint: "London: printed for S. Richardson: and sold by John Osborn; Andrew Millar; J. and J. Rivington; and by J. Leake, at Bath", except vol.4 has "J. and Ja. Rivington" in place of "J. and J. Rivington".
Vols 5-7 were also issued as part of the 2nd edition, 1749.
|Citation / References note:||ESTC, T58992|
Rothschild, 1748 (RW.72.8-14)
Rothschild, 1749 (RW.72.15-21)
|Immediate source of acquisition note:|
Donation; Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild; 1969.
|Ownership and custodial history note:|
RW.72.15-21 Presentation copy, inscribed inside the upper cover of vol.I: 'T. Penrose. From the Author.', the signature of 'T. Penrose' (in another hand) is inscribed in the remaining six volumes, but not in 'Letters and passages restored'. This was probably Thomas Penrose (1742-1779), poet of Newbury. The name 'C.M. Davis' is written in pencil in vol. V, with initials only in the other volumes, including vol.8. [i.e. 'Letters and passages restored' which is uniformly bound as vol.8].
RW.72.15-21 Vols 3-4 in second state.
RW.72.8-14 Vols 3-4 in first state.
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