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Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy by the President

Reynolds, Joshua

Published by for T. Cadell, London, 1778
Condition: Very Good
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First edition. 8vo. in full calf, spine ruled in gilt and with gilt lettered red leather spine label. (8) 326 pp. plus 2 pp. adverts. The four-page dedication "To the King", though signed in print by Reynolds was actually written by Samuel Johnson who, according to scholars, along with Burke and Malone applied some "polish" to the discourses before publication. A tight example but with the front board now detached, some rubbing at tips and edges and age cracking to the spine strip. Contemporary ownership signnature "John Fox" top corner of the ffep. In a custom clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # E9003B

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Title: Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal ...

Publisher: for T. Cadell, London

Publication Date: 1778

Binding: Leather_bound

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First edition

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