Love Tales for the Use of the Fair Sex. Exemplified in Sundry Histories. Taken from Real Life.
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Love Tales for the Use of the Fair Sex. Exemplified in Sundry Histories. Taken from Real Life. London: for W. Reeve, 1753.
First edition, 12mo, not in ESTC, which lists a second edition in one location only worldwide; this copy with half-title and illustrated with an engraved full-length portrait frontispiece of Charlotte Marton, a full page engraving titled "Fouquet seizing Isabella and shooting her servant" at page 71, and another of two courtly gentlemen at page 187, bound in full speckled calf by Root & Son, gilt spine, a.e.g., very good, contents with some water spots in the text, 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 in.
Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
[pi]2 (half-title and title), B-R6, S2, T-Z6, Aa6.
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