AMS Press, Inc.
True tales of the eighteenth century.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. x + 208 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt. Boards a little affected by damp, but otherwise a very good clean copy. A work of collective biography by Lucy Poate Stebbins (1886-1958), first published 1958. The subjects are Lord sandwich, Martha Ray and James Hackman; Elizabeth Simpson Inchbald; Amelia Alderson Opie; Sally and Maria Siddons; Dorothea Lieven and Jane Walsh, Thomas Carlyle and Edward Irving. Several of these lives also extend into the nineteenth century.
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