The Four Georges And English Humourists Of 18th Century-thackeray-victorian Prin
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The Four Georges And English Humourists Of 18th Century-thackeray-victorian Prin:
The Four Georges and the English Humourists
of the Eighteenth Century
Published by Smith Elder & Co
Used Hardcover Dust jacket is missing
Binding is very tight,
Ols store sticker at cover page,
Very old Victorian print, not dated, circa 1888,
320 pages, lightly faded areas at covers, Brown paper covered boards , Light Bumping to corners, edges and spine ends
These lectures on the first four Hanoverian monarchs were originally given in London alongsidethe further lectures to this book on English humorists.
The English humorist lectures began in London and through their popularity Thackeray delivered them in other major cities in England and Scotland. Illustrated, with sixteen plates and numerous vignettes.
By the time Thackeray gave his lectures on the English humourists he was already internationally famous.
Best known for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, Thackeray had already been on lecture tours of America and penned several large and popular novels.
Those discussed to this work are; the four Georges; Swift; Congreve and Addison; Steele; Prior Gay and Pope; Hogarth Smollett and Fielding; and Sterne and Goldsmith.