Selected Letters of Horace Walpole (Everyman's Library #775)

By: WALPOLE, Horace

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An undated but probable 1926 first Everyman's Library edition offering 434 letters by the noted English letter-writer and novelist Horace Walpole (1717-97). The letters have been organized, and with an introduction and notes by William Hadley. Everyman's Library catalog no. 775, in their Biography series, edited by Ernest Rhys. --- In 'Shield Era' curved back binding style 2, full pale blue ribbed cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped Reginald Knowles-designed spine titling & decorations, blindstamped J. M. Dent vignette to front cover, with black topstain and fancy Knowles woodcut art at title page, frontis and endpapers. Volume wrapped in dust jacket with Knowles-designed Biography device to cover, his revised EL lighthouse design to spine. --- An excellent copy: tightly-bound and unmarked but with a hint of yellowing to spine. Jacket also in excellent shape, though with mild age-toning; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; 16mo - 6 to 7 in. tall; xvi, 535 pages

Title: Selected Letters of Horace Walpole (Everyman's Library #775)

Author Name: WALPOLE, Horace

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: London / New York, Everyman's Library - J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: [c.1926]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Everyman's Library Editions, >>Philosophy/Psychology/Thought

Stock No.: 86723