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Title Elegant epistles, or, A copious collection of familiar and amusing letters : selected for the improvement of young persons, and for general entertainment, from Cicero, Pliny, Sydney ... and many others.
Publication Info. Dublin : J. Moore, No. 45, College-Green, MDCCXCI [1791]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M E388    IN LIBRARY
Description iv, [12], 798 p. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Note Letters of Cicero and Pliny translated by William Melmoth, p. 1-195.
Indexed In: ESTC T130928
Local Note NYSL copy: Circulation recorded in 1799-1805 Charging Ledger. First listed in 1800 catalog, p. 11; 1813 catalog, p. 179; 1838 catalog, p. 83.
NYSL copy: ink stains and other markings scattered throughout; bottom corner of p. 117/118 mutilated; "George" in ms., t.p. verso, by a member-borrower, probably George Barnewall or George Lorillard.
Note Signatures: a-c⁴ B-5H⁴ 5I⁴ (-5I4)
Subject English letters.
Latin letters. -- Translations into English.
Genre or Form Reading dates (Provenance) -- 19th century.
Added Author Moore, James, bookseller.
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, 1671-1713.
Sidney, Philip, Sir, 1554-1586.
Melmoth, William, 1710?-1799, translator.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
Pliny, the Younger.
Knox, Vicesimus, 1752-1821, editor.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771.
Shenstone, William, 1714-1763.
Sterne, Laurence, 1713-1768.
Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744.
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Molyneux, William, 1656-1698.
Locke, John, 1632-1704.
Tillotson, John, 1630-1694.
Russell, Rachel, Lady, 1636-1723.
Howell, James, 1594?-1666.
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719.
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Raleigh, Walter, Sir, 1552?-1618.
Percy, Elizabeth, Lady, 1667-1722.
Herring, Thomas, 1693-1757.
Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748.
Secker, Thomas, 1693-1768.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1800.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838.
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1799-1805.
Added Title Copious collection of familiar and amusing letters