Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, (1985). 4to. cloth. xviii, 325+(1); x, 327-700 pages. 2 Volumes. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 39: Parts 1 & 2. A two-volume set of biographies with cumulative index of the British novelists between 1660 and 1800. Illustrated endpapers of eight British novelists of the time. Signature of previous owner J.C. Beasley on half-title page in brown pen. Shaken.
London: H.D. Symonds, et al. 1801. 8vo. contemporary full marbled calf, spine gilt with black leather spine labels. thousands of pages. 8 volumes. Reprint of this famous periodical. "Comprending, Addison, Steele, Parnell, Hughes, Budgell, Eusden, Tickell, and Pope. with Critical Remarks on their Respective Writings." Minor wear at spine ends. Bookplate. Well preserved set.