c1922 The Episodes Of Vathek by William Beckford Antique British Fiction Book

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c1922 The Episodes Of Vathek by William Beckford Antique British Fiction Book

The Episodes Of Vathek
By William Beckford Of Fonthill
Published by Chapman & Dodd: London c1922 (undated)

"William Thomas Beckford (29 September 1760 - 2 May 1844) was an English novelist, art critic, planter and politician. He was reputed at one stage to be England's richest commoner. The son of William Beckford and Maria Hamilton, daughter of the Hon. George Hamilton, he served as a Member of Parliament for Wells in 1784-1790 and Hindon in 1790-1795 and 1806-1820. Beckford is best known for writing the 1786 Gothic novel Vathek , for building the Fonthill Abbey in Wiltshire and Beckford's Tower in Bath, and for his extensive art collection. "

Light wear and fading to covers and spine as shown. A couple of clusters working loose otherwise pages clean and book is in good condition overall. Please study photos to understand condition.

Size 18cm x 12cm x 1.5cm - 221 Pages

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Condition: Good
Binding: Cloth
Special Attributes:
Region: Europe
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Original/Facsimile: Original
Seller Notes: Light wear and fading to covers and spine as shown. A couple of clusters working loose otherwise pages clean and book is in good condition overall. Please study photos to understand condition.
Language: English
Author: William Beckford Of Fonthill
Publisher: Chapman & Dodd: London
Year Printed: 1922
Sub-subject: British Novel