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PARR, Samuel (1747--1825)
[The works of Samuel Parr, LL.D. Advertisement]
Henry G. Bohn, No. 4, York Street, Covent Garden, takes this medium of announcing that he has just purchased, from the executors of the late Rev. Dr. Parr, all the unsold copies of the following valuable work, which he is now enabled to reduce from the published price of seven guineas, to the extraordinary low sum of two guineas and a half. The works of Samuel Parr, LL.D. prebendary of St. Paul's, curate of Hatton, etc. ... with memoirs of his life and writings, by Dr. John Johnstone, of Birmingham. 8 very stout volumes, 8vo. (averaging 700 pages each) with three fine portraits; ...
[London]: [183-?].
[4] p. ; 26.5 cm. (4°)

Half-sheet, folded, conjugate leaf blank. This advertisement, which relates to the collected edition of Parr's works published in 1828, must have been issued by Bohn sometime after 1831 (when he first set up on his own at No. 4 York Street) and before Soane's death in January 1837.

Copy Notes Originally folded and sealed as a letter, the verso of the blank leaf inscribed in ink Sir John Soane / 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields.

Binding Loose bifolium.

Reference Number 2965


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