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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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“THERE IS NO PRODUCTION OF MAN THAT DISPLAYS MORE VARIOUS AND VIGOROUS TALENT THAN THE CANTERBURY TALES”

(CHAUCER) GODWIN, William. Life of Geoffrey Chaucer. London, 1804. Four volumes.

First octavo edition (second edition overall) of Godwin’s highly esteemed biography of the English language’s first great poet, with three engraved frontispiece portraits, handsomely bound in contemporary calf-gilt. $1350.

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