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PASQUIN, Anthony (1761--1818)
The new Brighton guide; or, companion for young ladies and gentlemen to all the watering-places in Great Britain. With notes, historical, moral, and personal. A new edition.
London: printed for H.D. Symonds; and T. Bellamy, 1796.
68 p.; 20.5cm. (8°)

Anonymous; by Anthony Pasquin (i.e. the artist and writer John Williams who adopted the pen-name in 1786). First published in 1796. A reissue of the first edition with the title-page partly reset to include the edition statement. Satirical verse in the form of letters between Carlton House and the Pavilion at Brighton. The engraved title-page vignette is by F. Bartolozzi after a design by Pasquin. Issued later as part of: Satires and biography. By Anthony Pasquin ..., London, [1805?]. ESTC t3293.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting the half-title. Bound after James Kennedy, A new description of the pictures, statues, ... and other curiosities, in the Earl of Pembroke's house, at Wilton, 9th ed., 1779 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label. Bound by Edwin Hutchinson for 1s. 8d., 23 June 1829. (Priv. Corr. XVI.E.6.29). Later numbered '108' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 4230


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