Publisher: London: J. Newbery; Bath: W. Frederick, 1762.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Rothschild 1022; Tinker 1093.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; hinges skillfully repaired; very nice copy in the original state, enclosed in a chemise and quarter morocco slipcase.
Book ID: 17358
Description8vo, contemporary sprinkled calf, gilt borders. Engraved frontis portrait by Anthony Walker after William Hoare.
Comments¶ An anonymously written biography of the undisputed king of Bath, which Newbery commissioned to one of his favorite writers. Contemporary ink signature on the title page of London merchant Duncan Davidson.