Publisher: Dublin: Printed by George Faulkner; London: Reprinted for W. Boyer, L. Davis and C. Reymers, 1759.
Edition: First London edition, preceded by the Dublin edition of 1758.
Condition: Edges somewhat rubbed; hinges just starting, but sound; very good copy.
Book ID: 22191
Description8vo, contemporary calf, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering.
Comments¶ An important and scarce 18th century work on oratory by John Lawson (1708-1759), a professor of oratory at Trinity College. His 23 lectures include ones on style, rhetoric, composition, reading poetry, etc., and feature some of Lawson's own poetry.