Item #22177 The New Bath Guide: or, Memoirs of the B-n r-d Family, in a series of Political Epistles. Cooke's Edition. ANSTEY Mr, Christopher.

The New Bath Guide: or, Memoirs of the B-n r-d Family, in a series of Political Epistles. Cooke's Edition.

London. Printed for C. Cooke. nd. [181?]. Hardcover. 24mo, 14.5cm, 64p., title page vingette, in contemporary half calf and marbled boards, very good, internally fine (lt). Bound with: The Poetical Works of Thomas Tickell. London. Cooke. - Anstey's best known work, originally published in 1766, it was an immediate success and was enthusiastically praised for its original kind of humour by Walpole and Gray. The book consists of a series of letters in anapaestic verse, describing the adventures of the "Blunderhead Family", at Bath, and depicting the manners of the place and time with much good humour and drollery. Item #22177

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