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SWARD (Anna). Letters of Anna Seward: Written between the years 1878 and 1807.1811

Edinburgh: George Ramsay for Archibald Constable and others, 6 volumes, 8vo, large paper?, illustrated with 2 of 3 frontispieces and an engraved letter, handsomely bound in a full period straight grained green morocco, floral gilt decoration in compartments, Greek key inner dentelles and gilt edges. Anna Seward 1742-1809 was an English poet, often called the Swan of Lichfield. She benefited from her father's progressive views on female education. Provenance: Small armorial on the boards Impiger et Fidus - family of David Constable and signed by the publisher Archibald Constable, Edinburgh on the endpaper.

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