A description of the villa of Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill, near Twickenham. With an inventory of the furniture,.
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Título: A description of the villa of Horace Walpole...
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Compiled by Horace Walpole. With a half-title. Sig. Z1 is a cancel. Most copies contain additional material printed between 1781 and 1786. The appendix and 'List of the books printed at Strawberry-Hill', pp. 121-148, were printed in 1781; 'Additions s
[Twickenham] : Strawberry-Hill: printed by Thomas Kirkgate, 1774 . ,158p.,plates ; 4°
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