Miscellanea nova :
containing, amidst a variety of other matters curious and interesting, remarks on Boswell's Johnson; with considerable additions, and some new anecdotes of that extraordinary character: a critique on Bürger's Leonora; in which she is clearly proved of English extraction; and an introductory essay on the art of reading and speaking in public, in two parts /
by S. Whyte, and his son E. A. Whyte.
|Main Creator:||Whyte, S. (Samuel), 1733-1811.|
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Dublin : Printed by R. Marchbank, for the editor E. A. Whyte, 1801.
Paging irregular between  and 254.
"Introductory essay" wanting.
The Remarks on Boswell's Johnson deal mainly with Johnson's relations with Thomas Sheridan; Original letters (p.-144) are selected from correspondence between Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan and Samuel Whyte.
Appended: Elegies and other poems chiefly from the Shamrock: p. -280.
Inscription on front fly leaf: "From the author 31 July 1805 in his 76 year."
This copy contains p. 1-200 and p. 249-280. Some pages numbered 1-50 are interpolated containing a ballad, notes, etc.
Physical description: 4 p. ℓ., [iii]-ix, 280 (i.e. 296),  p ; 20 cm.
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|Dix Dublin 1801||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Dix|
|Ir 828 w 12||Main Reading Room||Irish|