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Hieroglyphic tales / Horace Walpole.

By: Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
Publisher: London : Elkin Mathews limited, 1926Description: 85 p. ; 24 cm.Subject(s): English literature -- 18th centuryDDC classification: 823
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Reserve 823 WAL (Browse shelf) Not for loan 000431773

"Of this edition 250 copies have been printed by hand ... with the original 12 point type Cuneo of Giambattista Bodoni by Officina Bodoni, Montagnola, Switzerland."

From the first edition, 1785, of which only 6 copies were printed at Strawberry hill. "Some notes, written by Horace Walpole in his copy of the first-sheets ... now in the British museum, have been added". cf. Colophon.

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