Publisher: London: Printed for the Author; and Sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country, 1741.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Sale, Richardson, 66; ESTC N63317 records five copies of this first edition (BL, Cambridge, LSU Shreveport, McMaster & Illinois); this edition was followed by a second edition, at least one pirated edition and a Dublin edition, all of which are equally rare.
Condition: Edges rubbed; the margin of one leaf with early paper repair; very good copy.
Book ID: 26642
Description12mo, contemporary calf rebacked, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis portrait.
Comments¶ Another entry in the Anti-Pamela canon; this one is less a direct response to Pamela than an attempt by James Parry to smear a local community with a racy roman à clef centering on his love affair with a Miss Powell, who had jilted him; thus his revenge, using Richardson's popular Pamela to promote it.