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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

The Adventures of a Donkey.

[ARGUS (Arabella) - pseud.].

[ARGUS (Arabella) - pseud.].

The Adventures of a Donkey. By Arabella Argus, Author of "The Juvenile Spectator".

Frontispiece depicting two donkeys.

First Edition. 12mo. [142 x 92 x 20 mm]. [2]ff, 231, [17] pp. Bound in the original marbled boards with a red roan spine lettered in gilt. (Edges of the boards worns, covers rubbed, upper headcap broken).
London: by and for William Darton jun. 1815.

Darton, The Dartons, H32.

With the half-title and 16pp of advertisements at the end. Some light spotting or browning, but a good copy. The work was republished in 1823, 1829 ("the tenth edition"), c.1835, c.1840, c.1845, 1860, 1864 and 1872.

Inscribed in ink on the front pastedown "Miss May Gulten, February 15th, Calais, 1829. Given to her by her sister Alice Gulten".

Stock no. ebc3136

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