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(FIELDING, Sarah). THE ADVENTURES OF DAVID SIMPLE: Containing An Account of his Travels Through the Cities of London and Westminster, In the Search of A Real Friend. By a Lady. £ 675.00

London. A. Millar. 1744. 2 vols. pp x, 278; (ii), 322. 12mo. Contemporary full calf, spine labels. Front hinges on both volumes cracked but holding firm. Head of spine chipped - Vol. 1. With the bookplate of John Conyers of Walthamstow in Essex Esq. 1st edition. Shattock.Oxford Guide to British Women Writers. Sarah Fielding was the sister of writer Henry Fieilding. 'Her financial circumstances were precarious and the preface to her first novel, the picareque The Adventures of David Simple (1744), explained that she wrote because of financial difficulties.' ESTC T115675.

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