Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1939. 8vo. First edition. Original burgundy cloth, gilt. Top edge slightly spotted. Price-clipped d/w a bit dust-soiled. Near fine in near fine dust-wrapper. Item #4580
'This edition consists of more than 300 of the letters of William Shenstone. His letters touch the high-water mark even at a time which is regarded as the golden age of letter-writing. In them the 18th century man of taste is fully revealed to us, the manner being ever more important than the matter.'.
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