Anonymous [William Beckford] - An Arabian Tale [Vathek] from an Unpublished Manuscript - J. Johnson, 1786, First Edition.


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London, J. Johnson, 1786. First Edition. First Impression. Hardback. A very good copy, bound in full later calf. A fine work of literature, an early taproot for later fantasy and further speculative fiction. A classic work of gothic literature. Five raised bands, AEG, marbled endpapers, dentelles to inside edges. A touch foxed to the first and last couple of leaves. Binding somewhat rubbed to the spine, tips and corners. Fore-edge a touch rubbed to the boards. Some work has been done to the head of the spine. Collation [blank, vii, 334], no terminating blank (as common). [7613, Hyraxia Books].


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