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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.
Contributors: White, Edward Athenry.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Dublin : Printed by R. Marchbank, for the editor E. A. Whyte, 1801.
Notes:Paging irregular between [243] and 254.

"Introductory essay" wanting.

The Remarks on Boswell's Johnson deal mainly with Johnson's relations with Thomas Sheridan; Original letters (p.[89]-144) are selected from correspondence between Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan and Samuel Whyte.

Appended: Elegies and other poems chiefly from the Shamrock: p. [249]-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.

With additional poems.

The introductory essay is not in either edition.

Physical description: 4 p. ℓ., [iii]-ix, 280 (i.e. 296), [4] p ; 20 cm.

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