THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF M. G. LEWIS, AUTHOR OF "THE MONK," 'CASTLE SPECTRE," &c. WITH MANY PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. M. G. Lewis, Matthew Gregory Lewis.
THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF M. G. LEWIS, AUTHOR OF "THE MONK," 'CASTLE SPECTRE," &c. WITH MANY PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

THE LIFE AND CORRESPONDENCE OF M. G. LEWIS, AUTHOR OF "THE MONK," 'CASTLE SPECTRE," &c. WITH MANY PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED.

London: Henry Colburn, 1839.

First edition. Edited by Mrs. Baron-Wilson. Two volumes. viii, 392p; iv, 388p. Engraved portrait frontispiece, folding facsimile of ALs. Bound in quarter red pebbled morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt tittles and panel ornaments featuring central flowers. Bookplates, frontispiece heavily foxed, lighter to title pages, remainder of contents and bindings fine. Item #20291

"This work reprints a large number of occasional pieces by Lewis. At the end of Volume II are Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, as well as the commencement of an early burlesque novel by Lewis, The Effusions of Sensibility, left unfinished." Summers. Gothic Bibliography, p. 97.

Price: $450.00

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