A parallel; in the manner of Plutarch: between a most celebrated man of Florence; and one, scarce ... A parallel; in the manner of Plutarch: between a most celebrated man of Florence; and one, scarce ...

A parallel; in the manner of Plutarch: between a most celebrated man of Florence; and one, scarce ever heard of, in England

Spence, Joseph

Published by printed at Strawberry-Hill, by William Robinson; and sold by Messieurs Dodsley, at Tully's-Head, Pall-Mall; for the benefit of Mr. Hill, [Twickenham], 1758
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First edition, one of 700 copies printed; 12mo, pp. 104; engraved vignette portrait by Müntz of Antonio Magliabechi on title page (slightly offset); edges rubbed, else a very good, sound copy in later quarter tan calf, rebacked with old spine neatly laid down. Bookplate of James Frothingham Hunnewell, and with the ownership signature on the title-p. of J. Smets, October 15, 1839. The celebrated man of Florence was Magliabechi and the "one, scarce ever heard of" was a poor tailor of Buckingham, Robert Hill. Hazen 6; Lowndes 2475. Bookseller Inventory # 31497

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Title: A parallel; in the manner of Plutarch: ...

Publisher: printed at Strawberry-Hill, by William Robinson; and sold by Messieurs Dodsley, at Tully's-Head, Pall-Mall; for the benefit of Mr. Hill, [Twickenham]

Publication Date: 1758

Edition: 1st Edition

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