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DEFOE, Daniel (1661?--1731)
[Works. 1705]
A second volume of the writings of the author of The true-born Englishman. Some whereof never before printed. Corrected and enlarged by the author.
London: printed and sold by the booksellers, 1705.
[16], 479, [1] p. ; 18.2 cm. (8º)

The 'Author Of The True-Born Englishman' = Daniel Defoe, who signs the preface 'D.F.'. The first volume was published in 1703 as A true collection of the writings of the author of The true-born Englishman (q.v.). With an advertisement on the title-page verso against 'A Spurious Edition of the first Volume of the Works of the Author ...'. Price from imprint: 'Price 6 s.'. The final page contains advertisements for newly published books. ESTC t71955; Furbank and Owens, 2; Moore, 91.

Copy Notes Book stamp on title-page 'I*S·'. Part of a uniformly bound 48-volume set of works by or attributed to Defoe which on the evidence of endleaves variously watermarked '1814', '1808', etc. was presumably assembled around 1810--15.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Defoe's Works' and 'Miscellanies Vol. II.'.

Reference Number 793


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