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    The First Edition of Chesterfield's Letters

    Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield. Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq ... Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects. London: J. Dodsley,1774.

    First edition, second issue (with "qui auroit" in line 16 of page 55, Volume I). Two volumes. Quarto. vii, 568; 606 pages. Frontispiece. Errata sheet.

    Contemporary full calf binding over boards. Professionally rebacked. Raised bands. Original leather title labels with gilt lettering. Corners bumped. Very mild foxing throughout. Very good condition.

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