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MONSIEUR NONGTONGPAW; with illustrations by Robert Cruikshank by  Mary Wollstonecraft] [SHELLEY - First Illustrated Edition - 1830 - from Second Life Books Inc (SKU: 36306)

MONSIEUR NONGTONGPAW; with illustrations by Robert Cruikshank

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MONSIEUR NONGTONGPAW; with illustrations by Robert Cruikshank

by [SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft]

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London: Alfred Miller, 1830. First Illustrated Edition. Robert Cruikshank. 12mo, pp. 19. Illustrated with 6 engraved plates, with contemporary hand coloring. Bound in later 3/4 morocco and marble boards by Root and son (front cover very loose) a very clean copy. Sometimes described as her first published work this was first issued at her father and step-mother's M. J. Godwin's press in 1808 as Mounseer Nongtongpaw: a new version. A satirical poem about an Englishman in France and the linguistic misunderstandings that ensued.

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book dealer
Second Life Books Inc US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
36306
Title
MONSIEUR NONGTONGPAW; with illustrations by Robert Cruikshank
Author
[SHELLEY, Mary Wollstonecraft]
Illustrator
Robert Cruikshank
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Illustrated Edition
Publisher
Alfred Miller
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1830

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