The Life and Posthumous Works of . . . Containing Several Original Pieces and Translations, in Prose and Verse, never before Printed.
Place and Imprint: London: Printed for A. Bell, W. Taylor and J. Baker, 1715.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL II, 1709 (Oldmixon).
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; upper joint starting, but sound; slight worming in the margins of the first 45 leaves (text not affected); very good copy.
Book ID: 27507
Physical Description8vo, contemporary paneled calf, five raised bands.
CommentsA memoir of politician and author Arthur Maynwaring (1668-1712), whose "influence among both politicians and writers was great" (DNB), including Addison, Steele, Congreve and Vanbrugh. The versatile John Oldmixon was the editor and author of the memoir, which includes poems, a dialogue, odes, prologues, epilogues, a fable and essays.
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