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LE FANU, Joseph Sheridan. THE PURCELL PAPERS. £ 2,500.00

With a Memoir by Alfred Perceval Graves. London. Richard Bentley and Son. 1880. 3 vols in 1. pp. xxxii, 236; (iv), 274; (iv), 290. 8vo. Original blue cloth with gilt and black decoration. 1st edition. A very good copy. Sadleir. XIX Century Fiction 1383. Carter. More Binding Variants. p.21. F. Sadleir states that Carter in Binding Variants p.30 lists 4 styles of binding for the first edition. Carter, later, in More Binding Variants lists a further two, this being F and says 'the wooden spoon in the race for priority obviously goes to F, whose cheap finery is in sharp contrast to the sober decoration of all its predecessors.'

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