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A faint sketch of the life, character, and manners, of the late Mr. Nash

William Oliver

A faint sketch of the life, character, and manners, of the late Mr. Nash

by William Oliver

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Published by printed for John Keene; and sold by W. Kingston in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 9225, no. 09.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination7,[1]p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18369511M

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Appendices: I.A faint sketch of the life, character, and manners of the late Mr. Nash (p. ) II. King's Epitaph (p. []) III. Autorities (p. Get this from a library. A faint sketch of the life: Character, and Manners, of The late Mr. Nash. [William Oliver].

Oliver was also the anonymous author of A Faint Sketch of the Life, Character, and Manners of the late Mr. Nash, which was printed at Bath for John Keene, and sold at 3d. It was praised by Oliver Goldsmith as ‘written with much good sense and still more good nature,’ and it was embodied in Goldsmith's Life of Beau : 14 August [O.S.

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