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SURR, Thomas Skinner (1770--1847)
A winter in London; or, sketches of fashion: a novel, in three volumes, by T.S. Surr. ...
London: printed for Richard Phillips, 1806.
3 vols ; 19.0 cm. (12º)
I: vii, [1], 272 p.
II: [2], 276 p.
III: [2], 264 p.

Imprint from verso of title-page 'Printed by R. Taylor and Co.'. Page [viii] advertises other 'Novels And Romances Lately published by Richard Phillips.' This is Surr's best known novel, which satirizes Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire in the depiction of the ingenuous Duchess of Belgrave.

Copy Notes In all three volumes Soane's bookplate obscures an earlier book stamp (approx. 35 x 68 mm.), of which only the border of alternating chevrons can be seen.

Binding C19th quarter calf, goatskin corners, marbled-paper boards, gilt-numbered spine.

Reference Number 4637


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