The monk : a romance in three volumes

Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory), 1775-1818

The monk : a romance in three volumes / by M.G. Lewis.

A new edition with plates.

Published: Paris : Printed for Theophilus Barrois, Junior, bookseller, No. 5 Quay Voltaire, MDCCCVII [1807]

56 L58 807 Copy 1

Bound in one vol., uncut, without frontispieces; in plain brown paper wrapper with paper spine label; also with 8 p. of preliminary publisher’s advertisments and 2 p. at end. For further information, consult library staff.

Title Page [Copy 1]: The monk : a romance in three volumes 56 L58 807 Copy 2

In 3 vols., with original combed paper wrappers and printed spine labels. Publishers’ advertisements on final pages of v.2 and v.3.

Frontispiece [Copy 2 Vol. 1]: The monk : a romance in three volumes First published 1796 in London by J. Bell.

Frontispiece [Copy 2, Vol. 2]: The monk : a romance in three volumes Todd, W. B. ’The early editions and issues of The monk, with a bibliography’. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, v.II, p. 22

Frontispiece [Copy 2, Vol. 3]: The monk: a romance in three actsSubjects (Library of Congress): Man–woman relationships–Fiction; Monks–Fiction; Madrid (Spain)–Fiction.

Lewis Walpole Library new acquisition: October, 2010

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