[WALPOLE, Horace].

The Castle of Otranto, A Gothic Story. Translated by William Marshall... From the Original Italian of Onuphrio Muralto, Canon of the Church of St. Nicholas at Otranto.

Published: Parma: Printed by Bodoni, for J. Edwards, Bookseller of London,

Date: 1791

First Bodoni edition, sixth edition overall. Small 4to. (iv), xxxii, 245, (1) pp. Near contemporary tree calf, spine flat with gilt decoration, gilt lettered red label, marbled endpapers, matching gilt tooled borders to the boards and inner dentelles, a slightly later gift inscription to the head of the title page dated 1806. Frontispiece. Neat repair to the head of the upper joint, a delightful copy.

Bibliography
Hazen, pp. 56-63. Rothschild, 2492. The title page is second state and the frontispiece state B.

£750

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