Horace Walpole: A Memoir, with an Appendix of Books Printed at the Strawberry Hill Press

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Books for Libraries Press, 1927 - 395 pages
A classic life of Walpole by the noted expert on the life & customs of 18th century England. A brilliant exposition of the social & political history of an era, this is a history of the times Walpole lived in rather than merely a biography of the man himself. Illus.

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About the author (1927)

English poet and essayist Henry Austin Dobson was born on January 18, 1840 at Plymouth. He was employed in the Board of Trade from 1856-1901. He started writing original prose and verse around 1864 under the name Austin Dobson. After 1885, he wrote mostly critical and biographical prose. He died on September 2, 1921.

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