Publisher: London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820.
Edition: First edition.
Condition: Boards somewhat worn and soiled; very good copy.
Book ID: 24575
Description8vo, original drab boards and printed paper label. 12-page publisher's catalogue tipped in between the front endpapers.
Comments¶ Sixteen essays and sketches, followed by a short work of fiction based on the tale of the Wandering Jew, by John Russell (1792-1878), future Lord and Prime Minister. The essays and sketches are wide-ranging in subject matter and cover literary taste, theatre, political economy, sports, fame, travel, etc. On the upper board in a contemporary hand is the ink inscription "For Lord Hastings." ¶ From the inventory of Burton Weiss, Bookseller.