Intercepted Letters; Or, the Twopenny Post-Bag . to Which Are Added, Trifles Reprinted by Thomas Brown, the Younger

By: Brown, Thomas (Pseud. ) ; [Thomas Moore]

Price: $250.00

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Book Condition: Very Good-


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 111 pages; Printed by C Whittingham. 1st edition. 12mo. Soundly bound in contemporary 1/2 green grained morocco leather and marbled paper boards. [i-v] - xvi; 111 pp. No ads at rear. Half -title present with two blanks at front and rear. Engraved armorial bookplate of Henry Benjamin Archer to front pastedown. Offset toning and foxing from the bookplate o the first several leaves. An old manuscript note to the half-title page - "First edition - Scarce" All edges marbled. Leather lightly shelf rubbed at spine ends and corner tips. Moderate foxing to front and rear endpages and just mild scattered foxing to text leaves. A popular early satire in verse by Moore which was re-printed into multiple editions in 1813. Here, as noted in the early manuscript notation at front, scarce in the 1st edition. VG-

Title: Intercepted Letters; Or, the Twopenny Post-Bag . to Which Are Added, Trifles Reprinted by Thomas Brown, the Younger

Author Name: Brown, Thomas (Pseud. ) ; [Thomas Moore]

Categories: Poetry, England, Antiquarian Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, J. Carr: 1813

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Seller ID: 38095