A catalogue of the works of the periodical essayists of the 18th century taken from the lists compiled by John Nichols (pub. in his Lit. Hist. of the 18th century) compared with Drake's list with additions & corrections, 1891.

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Lavers-Smith, Hamilton. A catalogue of the works of the periodical essayists of the 18th century taken from the lists compiled by John Nichols (pub. in his Lit. Hist. of the 18th century) compared with Drake's list with additions & corrections, 1891.

A catalogue of the works of the periodical essayists of the 18th century taken from the lists compiled by John Nichols (pub. in his Lit. Hist. of the 18th century) compared with Drake's list with additions & corrections, 1891.

Manuscript, in a single hand, of a history of the periodical publications of the 18th century. The first section contains a chronological list of about 375 titles of periodical publications, beginning with The Tatler in 1709 and ending with Literary Leisure in 1799. This section is followed by extracts from numerous sources related to the Spectator, Tatler, and Guardian; and includes copies of letters of such writers as Swift, Pope, Richard Steele, Thomas Percy; and Addison. The next section contains extracts from Lawrence's Life of Fielding relating to periodical works conducted by Henry Fielding, followed by a history of coffee and coffee-houses in London, which includes biographies of numerous individual London coffeehouses. The last section of the manuscript consists of notes, taken from various publications, on 18th century periodicals, including costs of printing; quotations from 18th-century writers; a list of letters sent to the Spectator and Freethinker; and attempts to identify authors of various essays within these publications.

1 v. (327 p.) ; 21 x 15 cm.

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