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    E[lizabeth] S[arah] Villa-Real Gooch. The Contrast. Dublin: 1795. First Dublin edition.

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    E[lizabeth] S[arah] Villa-Real Gooch. The Contrast: A Novel. Dublin: Printed for P. Wogan, P. Byrne, J. Rice, and G. Folingsby, 1795. First Dublin edition. Twelvemo. [iv], [1]-223, [1, blank] pages. Re-backed contemporary mottled calf, red title label on spine. Light wear, corners bumped, leather on joints and spine a bit chipped; front hinge starting after earlier repair, and rear hinge cracked; ink ownership signatures on front endpapers; toned pages with light to moderate scattered foxing, occasional spots of staining; pages 11-14 separated from text block, both leaves with closed tear to the fore-edge affecting text; lower corner of pages 7-8 torn with loss to text. Good.

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