An Useful and Entertaining Collection of Letters Upon Various Subjects; Several Now First Printed from their Original Manuscripts, by the Most Eminent Hands.

Publisher: London: Printed for W. Bickerton, 1745.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: ESTC T111235; Haven, Catalogue of Horace Walpole's Library, 1440.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 27411


8vo, recent sprinkled brown calf period style by Philip Dusel, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis.


A collection of 170 letters to, from and about prominent English men and women from the 16th century to 1744, including Aphra Behn (with a poem), Jonathan Swift, Susanna Centlivre, Francis Bacon, Elizabeth Rowe, William Wycherley, John Dennis, William Congreve, John Dryden, Joseph Addison, et al. Horace Walpole had a copy of this book in his library and refers to three times as "Bickerton's Collection" in Royal and Noble Authors.

Price: $875.00

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