Lydia; or, Filial Piety. A Novel

Shebbeare, John

Published by Printed for Harrison and Co., London, 1786
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Four volumes in one. Quarter calf with marbled paper boards, red morocco label, with five copper plate engravings by Corbould (plate numbers I, II, IV, III, VI), 274 pp., some exterior wear, loss at head and tail, trimmed (not affecting text). In what is now called historical fiction, "Lydia" is an eighteenth century novel that uses the image of American Indians as a counterpoint to the corruptions of English civilization. SCARCE Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 000383

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Title: Lydia; or, Filial Piety. A Novel

Publisher: Printed for Harrison and Co., London

Publication Date: 1786

Binding: Quarter Calf

Illustrator: Richard Corbould (1787-1844)

Edition: Illustrated Edition.

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