An Elegy, to the memory of the most noble and valiant John Manners, late Marquis of Granby;

Michell (Richard)

An Elegy, to the memory of the most noble and valiant John Manners, late Marquis of Granby;

a Lord of the Privy Council, and Captain General of all His Majesty's Forces, &c.

Description: with a half-title, dustsoiled, short tear in margin of two leaves, catchword 'AN' on last leaf (see below), pp. 24, 8vo, disbound

Publication Details: Printed for the author, and sold by Hawes, Clarke, and Collins, [1770]

Notes: A seemingly unrecorded printing of an elegy on the death of the Marquis of Granby, undated but almost certainly published in the year of his death. Although there is a catchword on the final leaf of this volume, we have found no record of any book that it might have once been part of: it was not the elegy included in Michell's 'Poems; on various subjects. Viz. Four pastorals, an elegy, an anacreontic ode, Aquafortis, a satire' published in 1771 under a similar imprint (ESTC T125623, BL only). ESTC lists several other works by Michell 'printed for the author' between 1765 and 1772, none descri...more

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Subject: History

Published Date: [1770]

Stock Number: 48879

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