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Memoirs of Richard Cumberland. / Written by himself. Containing an account of his life and writings, interspersed with anecdotes and characters of several of the most distinguished persons of his time with whom he has had intercourse and connexion.

Author:
Cumberland, Richard, 1732-1811 [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London: : Printed for Lackington, Allen, & Co., Temple of the Muses, Finsbury-Square., 1807. ([London] : Printed by J. Wright, St. John's Square.)
Description:
2 v. ([2], 432 p., [3] leaves of plates; [2], 500 p., [1] leaf of plates) : 4 ports. (engravings) ; 22 cm (8vo)
Notes:
  • Printer from colophon, vol. 1. Vol. 2 colophon reads: J. Wright, printer, No. 38, St. John's Square.
  • "Supplement. February the 19th 1806"--Page 302-405. Originally published separately in 1807, with the index that follows it, as a supplement to the first ed. (1806, quarto), under title: Supplement to the memoirs of Richard Cumberland.
  • With engraved portraits of Cumberland (engraved by Scriven, after Clover); Richard Cumberland, Lord Bishop of Peterborough, and Richard Bentley (copied by C. Picart from his own plates in 1st ed.); and Viscount Sackville (unsigned, copied from 1st ed. plate engraved by C. Picart after Romney).
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Biography.
  • History.
Contains:
LCCN:
12008391
OCLC:
566548
Engraver:
Illustrator:
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