Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale), edited with Notes and an Introductory Account of her Life and Writings. A. Hayward, Piozzi, Hester Lynch Thrale.
Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale), edited with Notes and an Introductory Account of her Life and Writings

Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale), edited with Notes and an Introductory Account of her Life and Writings

London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Two octavo volumes, pp. p [viii], 358; [viii], 407, bound in three-quarter leather and marbled boards, top edge gilt, spines with five raised bands, rules in gilt. Binding signed "For William Brown, Edinburgh." Spines sunned from original dark green to a warm brown, slight rubbing to bottom edges. Internals sound and clean, with the bookplate of Alfred Sutro on each front pastedown. Hester Lynch Piozzi (1741-1821) was a "Welsh-born diarist, author, and patron of the arts. Her diaries and correspondence are an important source of information about Samuel Johnson and 18th-century English life" (wiki).

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