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SHENSTONE, William (1714--1763)
[Essays. 1802]
Essays on men and manners. By William Shenstone, Esq.
London: printed by J. Cundee, for T. Hurst; J. Booth; J. Dingle, Bury; Emery and Adams, and W. Sheppard, Bristol; and T. Richards, Plymouth, 1802.
[4], viii, 254, [2] p., engr. frontis. port. ; 15.6 cm. (16º in 8s)

First published as part of Shenstone's Works, in verse and prose, 1764 (q.v.). Frontispiece engraving of Shenstone by James Hopwood, protected by a tissue guard; wood-engraved vignette by R. Austin; woodcut end-piece. Two pages of publisher's advertisements at end.

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper From Wilbraham to Soane, i.e. Roger Wilbraham, F.R.S.

Binding Early C19th mottled spanish-style calf on front and back, gilt roll-tooled border of half-sunbursts inside two thick-thin fillets, gilt-tooled spine with pentaglyph and metope compartments, red leather spine-label, marbled edges to match the endpapers.

Reference Number 1063


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