Eighteenth century vignettes / by Austin Dobson.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-150972

Description

261 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

English literature History and criticism. 18th century
Intellectual life.

Originator

Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921.
Dodd, Mead & Company.
Cambridge University Press.

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.

Publication

New York : Dodd, Mead and Company

Description

261 p., [14] leaves of plates : ill., ports. ; 21 cm.

Notes

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.
"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]"

Call Number

Rare Browne PR441.D5

Places

Great Britain