Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Rambler, Adventurer, & Idler ... 2 Volume Set

By: Drake, Nathan

Price: $149.97

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Tan leather bound original hardbacks. Vol. 1 (one) ,499 pages, has detached front and back cover with missing spine extreme. Both covers ( boards) are available. Volume 2, 503 pages, has both front and back (boards) covers with spine attached but hinges are cracked and weak. Marbled end-papers. Textual block contents clean and tight with no underlining or highlighting or writing. Former owners name written neatly on end-paper of volume 2 looks to be T.P. Potter, 1813. Vol. 1 has publication date of 1809 and Volume 2's date is 1810. "Nathan Drake (15 January 1766 – 1836), English essayist and physician, son of Nathan Drake, an artist, was born in York, England. He is well known for his book summarizing the knowledge of Shakespeare available at the time." Drake's works include several volumes of literary essays (of which these volumes are included), and some papers contributed to medical periodicals.Drake's contributions to general literature consist chiefly of miscellaneous essays, critical, narrative, biographical, and descriptive, which were favourably received at the time of publication. Scarce set for the collector worthy of repair. ; Engravings; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Book Title: Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Rambler, Adventurer, & Idler ... 2 Volume Set

Author Name: Drake, Nathan

Categories: Scholarly,

Edition: 1st Edition Thus; First Impression

Publisher: London, J Seeley: 1810

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID or SKU: 62036

Keywords: LITERATURE Critic ENGLAND History Spectator Guardian,