A Miscellany of Ingenious Thoughts and Reflections in Verse and Prose; with some Useful Remarks. To Which are Added, for the Sake of Variety and Entertainment, Characters, Pleasant Narratives, Moral Observations, and Essays. TAMWORTH RERESBY.

A Miscellany of Ingenious Thoughts and Reflections in Verse and Prose; with some Useful Remarks. To Which are Added, for the Sake of Variety and Entertainment, Characters, Pleasant Narratives, Moral Observations, and Essays.

Publisher: London: Printed by H. Meere, in Black-Fryers, for the Author, 1721.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Lowndes, page 2073.
Condition: Front hinge a little cracked, but holding; some rubbing; very good copy.
Book ID: 14867

Description

4to, contemporary blind-rolled calf, red leather label, gilt decorations and lettering.

Comments

¶ A collection of essays and sketches on such subjects as the origins of language, rhetoric, French literature and history, the characters of such diverse figures as Cromwell and Tiberius, as well as miscellaneous verses. Tamworth Reresby (1670-?) was the second son of Sir John Reresby, the Restoration politician best remembered for his Travels and Memoirs (see the DNB). Baronial bookplate on the front paste-down.

Price: $400.00

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