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WOLCOT, John (1738--1819)
A most solemn and important epistle to the Emperor of China; on his uncourtly and impolite behaviour to the sublime ambassadors of Great Britain. By Dr. John Wolcot, (olim Peter Pindar, Esq.) ...
London: published by Walker and Edwards, booksellers, 1817.
19, [1] p. ; 24.3 cm. (4º)

This was Wolcot's last work, written on the occasion of Lord Amherst's embassy.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on half title John Soane Esqr/with respectful from/the Author. Bound first in a collection of pamphlets.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-rule spine, black spine-label lettered 'Epistle To The Emperor of China &c &c.', numbered '33' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1522


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