The Dublin scuffle:
being a challenge sent by John Dunton, citizen of London, to Patrick Campbel, bookseller in Dublin. Together with the small skirmishes of bills and advertisements. To which is added, the billet doux, sent him by a citizens wife in Dublin, tempting him to lewdness, with his answers to her. Also some account of his conversation in Ireland, intermixt with particular characters of the most eminent persons he convers'd with in that kingdom; but more especially in the city of Dublin. In several letters to the spectators of this scuffle, with a poem on the whole encounter.
|Main Creator:||Dunton, John, 1659-1733.|
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London : (Printed for the author) [by George Larkin] and are to be sold by A. Baldwin, near the Oxford-Arms in Warwick-Lane, and by the booksellers in Dublin, 1699.
This copy carries manuscript notes, apparently corrections for a second edition.
A discursive account of an expedition in 1698 to Ireland at which time Dunton sold his books in Dublin by auction and got into disputes with a bookseller named Patrick Campbell.
"The billet doux" has a separate dated title page with "printed by George Larkin" in the imprint; pagination begins on p. 201 and register begins with quire 2A.
"Some account of my conversation in Ireland" has a separate dated title page; pagination begins on p. 303 and register begins with quire 3A.
"Remarks on my conversation in Ireland by an honourable lady" has a separate dated title page; pagination begins on p. 503 and register begins with quire 4A.
Physical description: , 16, 160, , 201-246, , 303-443, , 503-544 p. ; 8vo.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D2622A
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