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DEFOE, Daniel (1661?--1731)
[Journal of the plague year. 1835]
A journal of the plague year; or, memorials of the great pestilence in London, in 1665. By Daniel De Foe. A new edition, attentively revised, and illustrated with historical notes. By Edward Wedlake Brayley, ...
London: Thomas Tegg and Son, 1835.
[4], xviii, [2], 376 p., frontis., [4] pl., : ill., letterpress table ; 16.0 cm. (12º)

Forms no. LII of Tegg's (previously Murray's) 'Family Library'. In 1834 John Murray sold the remaining unsold volumes of his Family Library, together with stereotype plates and woodcuts (but not the copyrights), to Thomas Tegg, a bookseller specialising in remaindered stock and reprints of out-of-copyright works, who continued to print new titles in the series. With a half-title and a facsimile reprint of the title-page of the 1722 edition (q.v.) preceding the title-page. Running title: Memoirs of the plague. Plates protected by tissue-guards. With a 'Table of deaths' and a List of plates.

Binding Publisher's grey cloth with title printed on upper cover: 'The Family Library. No. LII. A Journal Of The Plague Year. By Daniel De Foe. Revised ... By E.W. Bayley, ... London: Thomas Tegg And Son, ... MDCCCXXXV. Price Five Shillings'; and list of titles on lower cover; spine with printed series title 'A Journal Of The Plague Year. 5s. Family Library. No. LII'.

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