THE DEATH OF ABEL IN FIVE BOOKS ATTEMPTED FROM THE GERMAN OF MR. GESSNER.

London: T. Heptinstall, 1797. [2],xi,[1],275,[1]pp. Large octavo. Contemporary tree calf, rebacked with most of the original spine laid down. Engraved title, portrait frontis, and six plates by Thomas Stothard. Ownership signature on front free endsheet, portrait and engraved title quite foxed, only minimal foxing to the internal plates and text. A good sound good. Item #WRCLIT75474

An illustrated edition of the English adaptation by Mary Collyer containing, in addition to the main title, her translations of Gessner's "New Idyls" and "Letter from [...] to M. Fuslin on Landscape Painting,'' as well as "The Two Friends of Bourbon: A Moral Tale," by M. Diderot. ESTC T99064.

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