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1 Behn, Mrs. Aphra All the Histories and Novels Written by the Late Ingenious Mrs. Behn, Intire in Two Volumes
London Charles Gildon printed for T. Longman, et al 1751 Ninth Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
xii + 257 pp + 288 pp. Ninth edition, corrected. Containing: The Life and Memoirs of Mrs. Behn. The History of Oroonoko; Or the Royal Slave. The Fair Jilt; or the Amours of Prince Tarquin and Miranda. The Nun, Or, the Perjured Beauty. Vol. II.: Agnes de Castro, Or the Force of Generous Love. The Lover's Watch; Or the Art of Making Love, Being Rules for Courtship for Every Hour of the Day and Night. The Ladies Looking Glass to Dres Themselves by; Or the whole Art of Charming all Mankind. The Lucky Mistake. memoirs of the Court of the King of Bantam. The Adventure of the Black Lady. Perhaps the first English novelist, almost certainly the first romance novelist! Quite scarce. Leather spines with 4 raised bands are quite worn, volume I most spine chipped away, tips gone on Vol. II. Marbled boards on both vols are rubbed, marbled paper starting to peel away at the fore-edge on Vol. II and all boards threatening to detach. There is some worming at the bottom edge of Vol. I, not affecting text, both volumes were trimmed quite close to the top edge. Text otherwise is clean and unmarked. Even with its faults, a not unattractive little set, extremely hard to find.; 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall 
Price: 499.00 USD
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