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The Resource The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author : in eight volumes

The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author : in eight volumes

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The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author : in eight volumes
Title
The works of Henry Fielding, Esq
Title remainder
with the life of the author : in eight volumes
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contains biographical information
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illustrations
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fiction
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The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author : in eight volumes
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  • "An essay on the life and genius of Henry Fielding, Esq." / Arthur Murphy, dated March 25, 1762, at Lincoln's Inn, in v. 1, p. [5]-99
  • Engraved frontispiece portrait of Fielding in v. 1, engraved by James Basire after a drawing by William Hogarth
Contents
v. 1. Essay on the life and genius of Henry Fielding, Esq. Love in several masks, a comedy. The temple beau, a comedy. The author's farce: with a puppet-shew called The pleasures of the town. The coffee house politician, or The justice caught in his own trap, a comedy. The tragedy of tragedies, or The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great. The letter writers, or, A new way to keep a wife at home, a farce. The Grubstreet opera. The lottery, a farce -- v. 2. The modern husband, a comedy. The mock-doctor, or, The dumb lady cured, a comedy. The Covent Garden tragedy. The debauchees, or, The Jesuit caught, a comedy. The miser, a comedy. The intriguing chambermaid, a comedy of two acts. Don Quixote in England, a comedy. An old man taught wisdom, or, the virgin unmasked, a farce -- v. 3. The universal gallant, or, The different husbands, a comedy. Pasquin, a dramatic satire on the times. The historical register for the year 1736. Eurydice, a farce. Eurydice hiss'd, or, A word to the wise. Tumble-down Dick, or, Phaeton in the suds. Miss Lucy in town: a sequel to the virgin unmasked, a farce, with songs. The wedding day, a comedy. The life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great -- v. 4. A journey from this world to the next, &c. The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams. The preface to David Simple. The preface to the familiar letters between the principal characters in David Simple, and some others -- v. 5. The history of Tom Jones, a foundling -- v. 6. History of Tom Jones (cont.). Philosophical transactions for the year 1742-3. The first Olynthiac of Demosthenes. Of the remedy of affliction for the loss of our friends. A dialogue between Alexander the Great, and Diogenes the Cynic. An interlude between Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and Mercury. The true patriot. The Jacobite's journal -- v. 7. Amelia -- v. 8. Amelia (cont.) An essay on conversation. An essay on the knowledge of the characters of men. Covent-Garden journals. A charge delivered to the Grand Jury at the Sessions of the Peace, held...on Thursday the 29th day of June, 1746. The journal of a voyage to Lisbon. A fragment of a comment on Lord Bolingbroke's essays. An enquiry into the causes of the late increase of robbers
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
8 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: light tan calf over boards; gold-stamped ornamental spine; two gold-stamped leather spine labels for title and volume no., in brown and black, respectively; edges stained red; marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Duncombe Park, seat of the Duncombe family whose senior member takes the title Baron or Earl Feversham, located near Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
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  • (OCoLC)05228846
  • ucoclc5228846
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The works of Henry Fielding, Esq : with the life of the author : in eight volumes
Publication
Note
  • "An essay on the life and genius of Henry Fielding, Esq." / Arthur Murphy, dated March 25, 1762, at Lincoln's Inn, in v. 1, p. [5]-99
  • Engraved frontispiece portrait of Fielding in v. 1, engraved by James Basire after a drawing by William Hogarth
Contents
v. 1. Essay on the life and genius of Henry Fielding, Esq. Love in several masks, a comedy. The temple beau, a comedy. The author's farce: with a puppet-shew called The pleasures of the town. The coffee house politician, or The justice caught in his own trap, a comedy. The tragedy of tragedies, or The life and death of Tom Thumb the Great. The letter writers, or, A new way to keep a wife at home, a farce. The Grubstreet opera. The lottery, a farce -- v. 2. The modern husband, a comedy. The mock-doctor, or, The dumb lady cured, a comedy. The Covent Garden tragedy. The debauchees, or, The Jesuit caught, a comedy. The miser, a comedy. The intriguing chambermaid, a comedy of two acts. Don Quixote in England, a comedy. An old man taught wisdom, or, the virgin unmasked, a farce -- v. 3. The universal gallant, or, The different husbands, a comedy. Pasquin, a dramatic satire on the times. The historical register for the year 1736. Eurydice, a farce. Eurydice hiss'd, or, A word to the wise. Tumble-down Dick, or, Phaeton in the suds. Miss Lucy in town: a sequel to the virgin unmasked, a farce, with songs. The wedding day, a comedy. The life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great -- v. 4. A journey from this world to the next, &c. The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams. The preface to David Simple. The preface to the familiar letters between the principal characters in David Simple, and some others -- v. 5. The history of Tom Jones, a foundling -- v. 6. History of Tom Jones (cont.). Philosophical transactions for the year 1742-3. The first Olynthiac of Demosthenes. Of the remedy of affliction for the loss of our friends. A dialogue between Alexander the Great, and Diogenes the Cynic. An interlude between Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, and Mercury. The true patriot. The Jacobite's journal -- v. 7. Amelia -- v. 8. Amelia (cont.) An essay on conversation. An essay on the knowledge of the characters of men. Covent-Garden journals. A charge delivered to the Grand Jury at the Sessions of the Peace, held...on Thursday the 29th day of June, 1746. The journal of a voyage to Lisbon. A fragment of a comment on Lord Bolingbroke's essays. An enquiry into the causes of the late increase of robbers
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
8 v.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: light tan calf over boards; gold-stamped ornamental spine; two gold-stamped leather spine labels for title and volume no., in brown and black, respectively; edges stained red; marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate of Duncombe Park, seat of the Duncombe family whose senior member takes the title Baron or Earl Feversham, located near Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)05228846
  • ucoclc5228846

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