A WINTER IN PARIS; OR MEMOIRS OF MADAME DE C****; WRITTEN BY HERSELF. IN THREE VOLUMES. London: Printed for Henry Colburn, English and Foreign Public Library, 1811. 12mo, three volumes: [1-2]  2-224; [1-2]  2-231 [232: publisher's ad]; [1-2]  2-190 [191-192: publisher's ads], early nineteenth-century full mottled calf, spine panels tooled in gold, red leather spine labels, marbled edges, marbled endpapers. First edition. Sensational romance with varied contemporary European settings and typical melodramatic and Gothic elements: shipwreck, murder, imprisonment, convents and monasteries, wild and sublime scenery, secret societies. Mention is made of an Amatory Society. Block, The English Novel 1740-1850, p. 255. Garside, Raven and Schöwerling 1811: 13. Wolff 7603. Armorial bookplates of Sir Martin Browne Ffolkes, Bart. (1749-1821, first Baronet of Hillington, County of Suffolk), affixed to front paste-downs, bookplate of Canadian actor Glenn Ford affixed to front free endpaper of volume I. Lacks half title leaves. Calf lightly worn at spine ends and several upper corner tips, outer joints rubbed, a very good set in attractive bindings. (#119586).
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