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    William Roberts. Too High a Pitch May be Given to the Mind in Early Life. Story of Euenio and Amelia: or, The Vicissitudes of Life. Extracted from that Celebrated Work the "Looker-On." Worcester: Printed by Isaiah Thomas, 1798. First edition. Twelvemo. x, [11] - 156pp. Contemporary sheep, boards detached. Spine eroded and chipped away. Scattered foxing and staining, moderate wear, a few closed tears. A few pages torn at bottom [two or so lines of Introductory Poem lost at p. ix]. Rfep separating with tears, chips, and creases. Fair.

    More Information: OCLC locates only the copy at the University of Virginia, although NAIAP records about a dozen institutional homes for this book. Evans 34475. NAIP 029554. OCLC 7024676 [1 - UVA]. Nichols 376.

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