8vo, Ex-library. The DNB notes,"Jenyns' prose style was regarded by his contemporaries as a model of ease and elegance." Dr. Johnson was not one of his admirers. Shortly after Johnson's death, Jenyns wrote an epitaph, in which occur the lines --"Boswell and Thrale, retailers of his wit, will tell you how he wrote, and talk'd, and cough'd, and spit." Chipping to backstrip extremities, moderate age-toning; overall a firm copy. Full brown calf. Very good. 2 vols. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Works of Soame Jenyns, Esq. in Two ...
Publisher: P. Wogan, et al.
Publication Date: 1791
Edition: First edition.
AbeBooks offers millions of new, used, rare and out-of-print books, as well as cheap textbooks from thousands of booksellers around the world. Shopping on AbeBooks is easy, safe and 100% secure - search for your book, purchase a copy via our secure checkout and the bookseller ships it straight to you.
New and used copies of new releases, best sellers and award winners. Save money with our huge selection.
From scarce first editions to sought-after signatures, find an array of rare, valuable and highly collectible books.
Catch a break with big discounts and fantastic deals on new and used textbooks.