An Essay On The Writings And Genius Of Shakespear, Compared With The Greek and French Dramatic Poets; With Some Remarks Upon the Misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire

Montagu, Mrs. Elizabeth

Published by J. Dodsley, Mess. Baker and Leigh, J. Walter, T. Cadell and J. Wilkie, London, 1769
Hardcover
From Royoung Bookseller, Inc. ABAA (Ardsley, NY, U.S.A.)

Heritage Bookseller
AbeBooks Member Since 1996

Quantity Available: 1

About this Item

288 pages. 21 x 13.2 cm. Armorial bookplate of Sir John Mordant. In London her home on Hill Street had become the premiere salon in London. Samuel Johnson, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmund Burke, David Garrick, and Horace Walpole were all in the circle. She also patronized a number of women authors, including Elizabeth Carter, Hannah More, Frances Burney, Anna Barbauld, Sarah Fielding, and Hester Chapone. Described by Thomas Warton as the most elegant and judicious piece of criticism of the age. Warton, English literary historian, critic, and poet, and from 1785 to 1790 the Poet Laureate of England. ROTHSCHILD 1449. Raised bands, spine label lettered in gilt, joints rubbed, contents generally clean. Contemporary full polished calf. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 21051

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: An Essay On The Writings And Genius Of ...

Publisher: J. Dodsley, Mess. Baker and Leigh, J. Walter, T. Cadell and J. Wilkie, London

Publication Date: 1769

Binding: leather_bound

Edition: First edition.

Store Description

General antiquarian, Book Arts. Architecture, Travel, Literature

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

CWO unless known to us. 10% discount to the trade. Postage is
additional. In the US we ship UPS @ $5.00 for the first book and
$1.00 for each additional volume. For foreign shipments please
inquire. We accept Master & Visa cards for amounts over $100.00.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer