Item #65894 Clarissa: Or, the History of a Young Lady (2 volumes). Samuel Richardson, Angus Ross, Angus Wilson, Simon Brett, Introduction.

Clarissa: Or, the History of a Young Lady (2 volumes)

London: The Folio Society, 1991. Collector's Edition. Hardcover. 1533pp. Quarto [25cm]. 1/4 blue cloth over teal and green moire. Title stamped in gilt on spine. Dark blue topstain. In a green slipcase gilt stamped with publisher's device. Slipcase is a bit scuffed, particularly at foot. Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may apply. Near Fine. Item #65894

Though he did not write his first novel until he was 50, Richardson is popularly regarded as a founder of the English novel. The epistolary novel "Clarissa" is considered his masterpiece.

Price: $50.00