The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself.

Title

The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself.

Creator

Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron, 1583-1648

Publisher

Strawberry-Hill

Date

MDCCLXIV [1764]

Format

[10],171,[1] pages 24 cm (4to)

Description

Title page vignette of Strawberry Hill in black line border.
Dedication signed: Horace Walpole.
Originally issued with folded pedigree, which followed the Advertisement, pp.[9-10]; this pedigree was found to contain errors, and was corrected in some copies; Walpole apparently remained dissatisfied with it, and later removed it from the copies still on hand.
Signatures: One leaf; a-b² ; A-Uu²
200 copies of this edition were printed.

Queen's University copy lacks frontispiece portrait and genealogical table.

Provenance

Bookplate of Sir Stafford H. Northcote Bart.
Presented to Queen's University by Mr. R. Burns Ross, May 1980.

Contributor

Walpole, Horace, 1717-1797
Strawberry Hill Press (Twickenham, London, England), printer.

Language

English

Identifier

DA391.1 H6 A2 1764
ESTC, N33713
Hazen, A. T. Bibliography of the Strawberry Hill Press, 11

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Citation

Herbert of Cherbury, Edward Herbert, Baron, 1583-1648, “The life of Edward lord Herbert of Cherbury, written by himself.,” Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection, accessed November 24, 2017, http://schulichwoolf.omeka.net/items/show/669.