Eighteenth Century Vignettes by Austin Dobson

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Author Dobson, Austin, 1840-1921
Title Eighteenth Century Vignettes
Alternate Title 18th Century Vignettes
Contents Preface to the first edition of 1892 -- Eighteenth century vignettes -- Prior's 'Kitty' -- Spence's 'Anecdotes' -- Captain Coram's charity -- 'The female Quixote' -- Fielding's 'Voyage to Lisbon' -- Hanway's travels -- A garret in Gough Square -- Hogarth's Sigismunda -- 'The citizen of the world' -- The old London bookseller -- Gray's library -- The new Chesterfield -- A day at Strawberry Hill -- Goldsmith's library -- In Cowper's arbour -- The Quaker of art -- Bewick's tailpieces -- A German in England -- Old Vauxhall Gardens -- At Leicester Fields.
Credits Produced by David Widger from page images generously
provided by the Internet Archive
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Subject Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 18th century
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EBook-No. 47996
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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