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"THE SENTIMENTS OF THE HEART CANNOT SUBMIT TO BE DIRECTED BY THE RULE AND THE SQUARE"

(WOLLSTONECRAFT, Mary) GODWIN, William. Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman. London, 1798.

First edition of William Godwin's memoir of his recently deceased wife, Mary Wollstonecraft, author of the landmark work A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, with engraved frontispiece portrait of her, handsomely bound in full morocco by Bayntun. $4800.

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FIRST EDITION OF WILLIAM GODWIN’S LIVES OF THE NECROMANCERS, 1834, WITH AUTOGRAPH LETTER FROM HIM TO AMERICAN DRAMATIST JOHN HOWARD PAYNE

GODWIN, William. Lives of the Necromancers. London, 1834.

First edition, with an etching of the author and an autograph letter from him to American playwright John Howard Payne tipped in. $2800.

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"ON THE BORDERLINE BETWEEN THE ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM": FIRST EDITION OF GODWIN'S ENQUIRER, 1797, WITH ESSAYS THAT HELPED "INCITE MALTHUS TO WRITE HIS ESSAY ON POPULATION"

GODWIN, William. Enquirer. London, 1797.

First edition of a pivotal collection of 28 "intentionally experimental, provocative" essays by Godwin, "conceived, composed and published under the influence of his relationship with Mary Wollstonecraft" and a strong influence on Percy Shelley, containing key essays that substantially challenged Malthus to write his Essay on Population, an exceptional uncut copy in original boards. $2500.

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