The world New Edition.

By: FITZ-ADAM, Adam

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In four volumes. Attractively bound in contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. In good condition. Extremities rubbed, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces., surface loss to boards. Armorial bookplates of 'William Smith' to all FEPs, internally clean and crisp. 285/276/267/291 pages plus adverts The World, a weekly periodical modelled on The Rambler, comprised a selection of articles, edited by Edward Moore (1712-1757) under the pseudonym of Adam Fitz-Adam, providing satirical accounts of contemporary life and manners. The uncited contributors included luminaries such as the lords Bath, Lyttelton, and Chesterfield, Soame Jenyns, Edward Lovibond, and Horace Walpole. Moore announced his intentions in the first issue thusly; 'to ridicule, with novelty and good-humour, the fashions, follies, vices, and absurdities of that part of the human species which calls itself the World'. ESTC T119887

Title: The world New Edition.

Author Name: FITZ-ADAM, Adam

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Apollo Press 1776:

Seller ID: 77959

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