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    [Jean Jacques Rousseau]. [Germaine de Stael-Holstein]. Letters on the Works and Character of J. J. Rousseau. London, 1789. First English edition. In a lovely armorial binding. From the collection of a gentleman of New York.

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    Twelvemo. iv, 139, [1, blank] pages. Bound in contemporary full vellum over boards, gilt central armorial stamp of Charles Stanhope, the Fourth Earl of Harrington (1780-1851) on both boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, gilt turn-ins, later red endleaves, all edges gauffered. Rebacked preserving the original spine, one of the bands is chipping, some soiling and wear to binding, bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown. A good copy.



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