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
Description8vo, recent sprinkled brown calf period style by Philip Dusel, red morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Frontis.
CommentsA 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.