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    W. Jennings. The Foundling of Belgrade. New-York: 1808. First English-language edition.

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    W. Jennings. The Foundling of Belgrade: A Translation from the French. New-York: Printed & Published by D. Longworth, 1808.

    First edition in English. Twelvemo. [5]-191, [1, blank] pages. Contemporary calf, small red leather label on spine. Covers heavily scuffed and rubbed, front joint has small hole, stains on front and rear boards, corners bumped with lower corners abraded. Sheets cockled, lightly toned and foxed, terminal leaves slightly soiled, occasional water staining affecting text, ink ownership signature on front free endpaper, hinges starting, occasional pencil marks in margins and underneath certain pieces of text. A good copy.



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    September, 2017
    14th Thursday
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