Book ID: 23303 Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Conversation with Hortensius, upon the Subject of False Religion . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Second Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Third Conversation . . . [with:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fourth Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fifth Conversation . . . [all published]. HENRY COVENTRY.
Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Conversation with Hortensius, upon the Subject of False Religion . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Second Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Third Conversation . . . [with:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fourth Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fifth Conversation . . . [all published].

Conduct, Pleasure and Sacrifice

Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Conversation with Hortensius, upon the Subject of False Religion . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Second Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Third Conversation . . . [with:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fourth Conversation . . . [With:] Philemon to Hydaspes; Relating a Fifth Conversation . . . [all published].

Place and Imprint: London: Printed for M. Stern, 1738, 1740, 1739 & 1741 (respectively); London: Printed for G. Hawkins, 1744 (fifth part).
Edition: Second edition of volumes one and two; first editions of volumes three, four and five.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T94842, T94839 and T179578, etc.
Condition: A little dust-soiling to the text; head and foot of the spine chipped with loss; very good copy.
Book ID: 23303

Physical Description

5 vols in 1, 8vo, contemporary English calf rebacked with the original spine laid on, spine with floral gilt decorations in five compartments, maroon morocco spine label, gilt lettering. Woodcut ornaments by Henry Woodfall.

Comments

An series of five classically-styled dialogues by Henry Coventry (1710-1752) on conduct, pleasure and sacrifice. Volume one was first published in 1736. See the ODNB. Armorial bookplate on the front paste-down of Wilmot Viscount Lisburne.

Price: $375.00