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Shenstone, William, 1714–1763

Men & manners / by William Shenstone ; selected and introduced by Havelock Ellis.

Additional Title(s):

Men and manners

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : The Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXVII [1927]
Physical Description:
[2], xxiii, [3], 97, [3] pages ; 20 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3677 .A7 1927
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham, Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, & completed on the 27th day of April, 1927. Compositors: A.H. Gibbs and F. Young. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The text is taken from the sixth edition, printed in 1791 for J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall. 500 copies have been printed, of which Nos. 1-260 are for the United States of America."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 48
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 355 of 500. Bound in brown quarter leather and brown boards.
"Essays on men & manners ... consists of occasional essays, and many reflections ... arranged under headings according to subject."--Page xxi. The present volume contains extracts from the reflections.
Subject Terms:
English essays.
English wit and humor.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Manners and customs.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939, compiler.

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