ESSAYS ON FRIENDSHIP AND OLD-AGE ... TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH, BY A LADY. WITH AN INTRODUCTORY LETTER TO WILLIAM MELMOTH, ESQ.

Dublin: Printed for S. Price [et al], 1780. 142pp. 12mo. Extracted from bound volume. A very good, crisp copy, with half-title. Item #WRCLIT68595

First Dublin edition of these selections from Lambert's works, the translation made by Eliza [Ball] Hayley, wife of poet William Hayley. The translator's introduction, which includes a 13 stanza poem, chastises Melmoth for not mentioning Lambert in an essay on writers on friendship. ESTC locates only the the BL copy of this edition, and 11 copies of the London edition. ESTC T129393.

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