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Author: Barnard, R. (editor and part author) published anonymously.
Title: The Leisure Hour Improved; or, Moral Miscellanies.
Price: 78.00 including postage and packing within the UK. Overseas postage extra.
Edition: 1st Edition.
Publishers: Ironbridge 1809. 1809
Hardcover in good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: 1st ed. Pp. 192. Attractive woodcut vignette on titlepage of the iron bridge, contemporary marbled calf. Lacking spine label, hinges split, extremities rubbed, owner's name on front pastedown. The book consists of a miscellany of short pieces. Those lettered "B" have been attributed to Robert Barnard, the editor also refers to passages lettered "J.M" as being original contributions by "an author the public well knows how to appreciate". This is probably James Montgomery. Binding is hardcover.
Book Reference: 10095

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