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HAYWOOD, Eliza Fowler (1693?--1756)
The tea-table: or, a conversation between some polite persons of both sexes, at a lady's visiting day. Wherein are represented the various foibles, and affectations, which form the character of an accomplish'd beau, or modern fine lady. Interspersed with several entertaining and instructive stories. By Mrs. Eliza Haywood.
London: printed: and sold by J. Roberts, and the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1725.
[4], 51, [1] p. ; 18.2 cm. (8º)

This ends with 'Finis' on p. 51; a sequel, with a similar title, nevertheless appeared in the same year. A biweekly periodical titled The Tea-Table (ESTC p1730), editorship of which is sometimes attributed to the actress and author Eliza Haywood, had appeared February--June 1724. ESTC t65367.

Binding C19th calf, gilt-tooled spine, gilt-lettered.

Reference Number 4614


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