483
483

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Polidori, John.]
THE VAMPYRE; A TALE. FOR SHERWOOD, NEELY AND JONES, 1819
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
483

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Polidori, John.]
THE VAMPYRE; A TALE. FOR SHERWOOD, NEELY AND JONES, 1819
Estimate
7001,000
LOT SOLD. 2,125 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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[Polidori, John.]
THE VAMPYRE; A TALE. FOR SHERWOOD, NEELY AND JONES, 1819
8vo, first edition, later issue with title page removing Byron's name, marbled half calf, spine ornately gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers, spotting, ink stain to pp. 27/28, browning throughout, small tear to final leaf of text, boards with some soiling and discolouration, minor abrasions
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Provenance

Robert, Marquess of Crewe (1858-1945), armorial bookplate; his daughter Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe

Literature

Wise II p.71-2; Wolff 5577

Catalogue Note

The first vampire story in English.

English Literature, History, Science, Childrens Books and Illustrations

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