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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Savage, Richard, -1743.
Works of Richard Savage, Esq., son of the Earl Rivers.
London : printed for T. Evans ..., 1777
|Named Person:||Richard Savage; Richard Savage|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Richard Savage; Thomas Evans; Hubert François Gravelot; Isaac Taylor; Aaron Hill; Samuel Johnson
|Notes:||Printed on title vignettes of volume 1-2: "H. Gravelot inv., Isaac Taylor sculp."
Samuel Johnson's "Life of Richard Savage" was first published in 1744, and included later in his "Lives of the English poets"
Half-titles on volumes read: The works of Richard Savage, Esq., son of the Earl Rivers, in two volumes
|Description:||2 volumes (8 unnumbered pages, cxvi, iv, 3 unnumbered pages, 8-185 pages, 3 unnumbered pages; 4 unnumbered pages, vi, 1 unnumbered page, 8-279 pages, 5 unnumbered pages ; 19 cm (8vo)|
|Contents:||v. 1. Dedication ; Dr. Johnson's life of the author ; Love in a veil : a comedy (1719) ; Sir Thomas Overby : a tragedy (1724) ; Epilogue written by Aaron Hill, Esq. --
v. 2. The wanderer : a poem ; The bastard : a poem ; Verses occasioned by the Right Honourable the Lady Viscountess Tryconnel's recovery at Bath ; Of public spirit in regard to public works : an epistle, to His Royal Highness Frederick, Prince of Wales ; Poems on several occasions ; An author to be let : being a proposal, humbly addressed to the consideration of the knights, esquires, gentlemen, and other wonderful and weighty members of the solid and ancient Society of the Bathos / by their associate and well-wishers, Iscariot Hackney.
Account of the life and writings of the author.
|Responsibility:||by Samuel Johnson, LL.D.|
- Savage, Richard, -- -1743.
- Poets, English -- 18th century -- Biography -- Early works to 1800.
- English poetry -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
- English drama -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
- English prose literature -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.
- Satire, English -- 18th century -- Early works to 1800.