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Author: [LANGHORNE (JOHN):
Title: Letters Supposed to have passed between M. De St. Evremond and Mr. Waller. Now first Collected and Published. Carefully Corrected.
Description: London: Printed in the Year 1770. Small 8vo (in 4s), pp. [iv], 199 [200 blank], including half-title, contemporary sheepskin, red leather label; front joint cracked and tender, rear joint rubbed, top and base of spine chipped. With the contemporary inscription "Thomas Browns/ Book" on the title-page and the armorial bookplate of Chas. Laudos [?] Pole on the front paste-down end-paper. John Langhorne (1735 - 1779) is probably better-known as the translator of Plutarch than the author of these suppositous letters, which he translated with his elder brother William and which appeared the same year.
Keywords: letters fiction literature
Price: GBP 110.00 = appr. US$ 157.08 Seller: John Price Antiquarian Books
- Book number: 5861
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