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The Ten Pleasures of Marriage

with The Confession of the New Married Couple, attributed to Aphra Behn

Author

Aphra Behn, attributed, with an introduction by John Harvey

Publisher

The Navarre Society, London, 1922
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Printing Details

First edition thus. Limited edition. Hardback, bound in the original buckram with gilt titling and design to spine, gilt margin to boards. Top edge gilt, fore-edge untrimmed. 23.5 × 15cm, xviii + 280pp.

Illustrated with twenty plates and with two engraved titles re-engraved, this work, originally published in 1682 and attributed to Aphra Behn, is a piece of Restoration wit "relating all the delights and contentments that are mask'd under the bands of matrimony", with the second part (1683) continuing in "relating the further delights and contentments that ly mask'd under the bands of wedlock."

Condition

This copy is in good solid condition, but with tanning to the cloth binding, and some tanning to the page edges.

Price

£30.00
 

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