Elia. Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine. Second Series
first edition230,  pp. 1 vols. 12mo
by [Lamb, Charles]
Philadelphia: Carey, Lea and Carey, 1828. First edition. The American precedes the English issue of the Second Series. 230,  pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original printed yellow-coated boards, pink linen spine, with fine paper label,uncut. Scattered foxing throughout. Half crimson morocco slipcase and chemise. First edition. The American precedes the English issue of the Second Series. 230,  pp. 1 vols. 12mo. This is an unauthorized edition. The true "Second Series" was not published in England until 1833 under the title of "The Last Essays of Elia." The editor of this present edition mistakenly included two essays by Bryan Waller Proctor and one by Allan Cunningham (Roff). Roff, p. 157; American Imprints 33813 (CSmH; PPL). Provenance: Mrs. J. Insley Blair (Blairhame bookplate; Sotheby's New York, 3 December 2004); Robert S Pirie (bookplate)
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