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Ned Ward of Grubstreet: A Study of Sub-Literary London in the Eighteenth Century

By: Troyer, Howard William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 09999

Condition: Good


Bumping, shelf wear, and an edge-worn, price-clipped dust jacket protected now in a Brodart archival cover. 290 pages with Appendices (Bibliography of Writings of Edward Ward and Doubtful Attributions) and Index. Illustrated with eight black and white plates of London scenes and a frontispiece portrait of Ward. From the jacket: "Here is the first complete study of Edward Ward (1671-1731, one of the most colorful hack writers of all time, second only to Defoe in his age as a figure of importance in the early history of realistic periodical literature... Nowhere can be found a more effective pic... View more info