Letters written by eminent persons in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; to which are added, Hearne's journeys to reading, and to Whaddon Hall . . . and lives of eminent men. The whole now first published from the originals in the Bodleian Library and Ashmolean Museum, with biographical and literary illustrations.

London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1813. Two volumes in three. 8vo. xxiii, [i], 304; [ii], 352; [ii], 353-668 pp. FIRST EDITION. Frontispiece portrait cut out and pasted onto a blank leaf opposite the title in Volume I. Contemporary (original?) calf-backed boards, spine labels; other than some minor spotting on the first few leaves in each volume, an excellent uncut copy from the libraries of William Greenwood and Dr. Herbert Silvette with their bookplates and Greenwood’s signature on the title to Volume I dated 1873. Item #14431

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