Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Comprising Also Many Interesting Remains of Literature and Biography with Some Original Letters of Distinguished CHaracters in Two Volumes Vol I and Vol II.
Samuel Bagster, 1813. First Edition. Full-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾ Tall, A heavy set of two volumes, both of 404pp. Leather covered boards with portions of loss to the spine and covers and cracked gutters. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. A wide range of anecdotes - Dr Sheridan in his youth. Thomas Sainvitz, verses by Mary Queen of Scots, conjoined twins, the first siege of Corfe Castle, Empress Cathereine of Russia, frogs, drunkards etc... Very Good.
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Keywords: Sheridan, Pope, Literature, Anecdotes, Collection, Miscellany