Dr. Bowdler's Legacy. A History of Expurgated Boks in England and America.

New York: Atheneum, 1969. Hardcover. 8.25" x 5.25". 296pp. Blue cloth hardback, in dust wrapper. Gift inscription, else near fine condition in a nice VG+ dust wrapper. This copy signed by the authoron the half title page. An account of book censorshop shrough the ages, with chapters on Bowdler, alteration of Shakespeare's texts, changes in the Bible, Rev. James Plumptre, the censorial excesses of the Victorian era, etc. Item #8712

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