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Eighteenth century vignettes / by Austin Dobson.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Cambridge University Press.
Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921.
Dodd, Mead & Company.
Publication
New York : Dodd, Mead and Company
Contents
Steele's letters -- Prior's 'Kitty' -- Spence's 'Anecdotes' --Captain Coram's charity -- 'The female Quixote' -- Fielding's 'Voyage to Lisbon' -- Hanway's travels -- A garret in Gough Square -- Hogarth's Sigismunda -- 'The citizen of the world' -- An old London bookseller -- Gray's library -- The new Chesterfield -- A day at Strawberry Hill -- Goldsmith's library -- In Cowper's arbour -- The Quaker of art -- Bewick's tailpieces -- A German in England -- Old Vauxhall Gardens.
Date
1892.
Description
261 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.
Notes
"This edition, consisting of two hundred and fifty copies on large paper, was printed in the month of November, 1892. This is copy no. 121. [signed] John Wilson & Son [University Press, Cambridge]"
Fifteen of the papers appeared in the New York "Christian union." Of the five papers remaining, "Old Vauxhall gardens" was published in "Scribner's magazine, and the other four in the "Saturday review", "Longman's magazine", the "National review", and the "Library"--Cf. Prefatory note.
GUSN
150972
Call Number
Rare Browne PR441.D5
Descriptive terms
English literature History and criticism. 18th century
Intellectual life.
Places
Great Britain

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