Dublin: [Printed by Dillon Chamberlaine in Smock-Alley]
[First Edition]; Published Date: 1760
170 x 110 mm (7 x 4 inches) - xxiv, [xii], 204pp, [viii], 220pp.
Brown hardback leather cover.
G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Rebacked with new eps. Some foxing.
With Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of the Most Noted Persons in Every Rank of Life, Whose Hands it Passed Through in America, England, Holland, Germany and Portugal. Satirical prose fiction. Preface dedication to William Pitt. A scandalous contemporary chronicle with episodes linked through the spirit of a golden guinea in six different countries with fictitious characters. There are some margin annotations in ink which identify the characters and locations. These include Lord Howe, Kitty Fisher, Lord Anson, Mother Douglas, Sir Sampson Guideon, Mr. Pitt, General Wolfe and General Mordaunt.
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