The Death of Abel. In Five Books. From the German of M. Gessner.

  • Gessner, Salomon
  • London: Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall 1816


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24mo, pp. xxiii, [i], 109, [1] + frontispiece. Contemporary green calf, boards bordered with gilt rolls and rules, spine divided by raised bands gilt, black morocco label, other compartments tooled elaborately in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. Flyleaf torn away, frontispiece a little marked. A little scratched and rubbed. Ownership inscription of Jane Gohns Bowen to flyleaf.


A scarce, small-format edition of Mary Collyer's much-reprinted translation, which is unknown to Library Hub and recorded in Worldcat at three North American institutions only.

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