Item #302566 Letters from a late Eminent Prelate to One of his Friends. William Warburton.
Letters from a late Eminent Prelate to One of his Friends

Letters from a late Eminent Prelate to One of his Friends.

New York: Printed for E. Sargeant, 1809.

First American edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary American speckled sheep, red morocco spine label. Some foxing to title-page, else a beautiful, near fine copy Shaw and Shoemaker 19132; NCBEL 2:1871 for the first edition. Item #302566

These letters were addressed to Richard Hurd, Bishop of Worcester and were first printed by Hurd for the benefit of Worcester Infirmary in 1808. A second and third edition were published in 1809. Warburton was Hurd's friend and literary patron. On Warburton's death Hurd purchased his library and undertook to edit his works as well as arranging this work.

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