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Title(s):

Essays by a society of gentlemen, at Exeter ...

Published/Created:
Exeter : Printed by and for Trewman and son ; [1796]
London : Sold by Czdell and Davies; Robinsons; and Robson, [1796]
Physical Description:
viii, 573, 1 p., 5 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR1365 .E7
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Notes:
The essays are signed by the initials of the various contributors.
By a literary society instituted in 1792 "of which the first members were Dr. Downman, president; Mr. Polwhele, author of 'The history of Devonshire'; Mr. Jackson; the Rev. Mr. Swete, of Oxton; Mr. Hole ... and other ingenious gentlemen.--Public characters of 1789-1799.
Engravings by Samuel Alken; after John Swete.
Subject Terms:
Czdell and Davies, -- Publisher.
Devon (England) -- Antiquities.
Monuments -- England -- Devon.
Robinsons; and Robson, -- Publisher.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Twewman and son, -- Publisher.
Form/Genre:
Stipple engravings -- 1796.
Aquatints -- 1796.
Contributors:
Downman, Hugh, 1740-1809.
Polwhele, Richard, 1760-1838.
Alken, Samuel, 1756-1815, engraver.
Swete, John, 1752-1821, ill.
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