The Essence of the Gothic

The Mysteries of Udolpho. A Romance; Interspersed with Some Pieces of Poetry.

London: Printed for C.G. and J. Robinson, 1794.

Price: $3,750.00


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First edition. [ii], 428; [ii], 478; [ii], 463, [1, blank]; [ii], 428 pp., without half-titles. 4 vols. 12mo. The Essence of the Gothic. Nineteenth century polished speckled calf gilt, spine gilt, a.e.g., by Broca & Kaufmann. Inkstamp of Charles A. Kidder, 1902. Bookplate of Eleanor Holmes Hinkley. Some rubbing to joints. Very good. Rothschild 1701; Summers, pp. 434-35; ESTC T62063; Tinker 1703; Sterling 691.

Item #345658

Nice copy of the original edition of one of the most famous and best-selling gothic romances of the last 200 years, reprinted, translated, adapted, and dramatized innumerable times during the nineteenth century and of perennial interest.