Tales of Terror.
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Tales of Terror. London: Bulmer for Bell, 1801.
First edition, octavo, illustrated with two hand-colored plates, one bound as the frontis; extra engraved title, in full calf by Root & Son, two labels on the spine, boards gilt-ruled, a.e.g., spine a bit dry, faded, 7 x 4 1/4 in.
Once attributed to Matthew Gregory Lewis (1775-1818), Tales of Terror is now considered to be a parody of his work.
Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
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