London: T. Davies … and L. Davis, 1770.
First English edition. vii, [i], 306; [ii], 320; [ii], 319, ; [ii], 311, , [12, index] pp. 8vo. Contemporary calf, spines gilt, contrasting lettering pieces (the spine numbering incorrect). Extremities rubbed, some toning to text ESTC T83926; Courtney, p. 99. Item #307451
A work suggested by Baretti's friend Samuel Johnson, "It was he that exhorted me to write daily and with all possible minuteness: it was he that pointed out the topics which would most interest and most delight in a future publication. To his injunctions I have kept as close as I was able" (from the Preface).
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