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The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays (Volume 2)

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Richard Cumberland (19 February 1731/2 – 7 May 1811) was an English dramatist and civil servant. In 1771 his hit play The West Indian was first staged. During the American War of Independence he acted as a secret negotiator with Spain in an effort to secure a peace agreement between the two nations. He also edited a short-lived critical journal called The London Review (1809). His plays are often remembered for their sympathetic depiction of colonial characters and others generally considered to be on the margins of society.


In remarkable condition for its age, the cover and binding shows wear but is still intact. The pages show only small amounts of discolouration and likely mould damage, including the nicely decorated end paper.

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Author(s):
Cumberland, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Dimensions:
4.5" by 7"
Edition:
First 1791
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Zachariah Jackson
Title:
The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays (Volume 2)

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Richard Cumberland (19 February 1731/2 – 7 May 1811) was an English dramatist and civil servant. In 1771 his hit play The West Indian was first staged. During the American War of Independence he acted as a secret negotiator with Spain in an effort to secure a peace agreement between the two nations. He also edited a short-lived critical journal called The London Review (1809). His plays are often remembered for their sympathetic depiction of colonial characters and others generally considered to be on the margins of society.


In remarkable condition for its age, the cover and binding shows wear but is still intact. The pages show only small amounts of discolouration and likely mould damage, including the nicely decorated end paper.

Author(s):
Cumberland, Richard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
16mo - 6-7
Dimensions:
4.5" by 7"
Edition:
First 1791
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
312
Publisher:
Zachariah Jackson
Title:
The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays (Volume 2)

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