The Works… containing his Poems, Plays, &c., with Memoirs of the Author's life by an Eminent Hand. Sir Charles SEDLEY.
The Works… containing his Poems, Plays, &c., with Memoirs of the Author's life by an Eminent Hand.

The Works… containing his Poems…
The Works… containing his Poems, Plays, &c., with Memoirs of the Author's life by an Eminent Hand.

London: S. Briscoe, 1722.

Two volumes, octavo, frontispiece portrait; blue morocco gilt, by Smith.

First edition thus: expanded from an edition of 1702, it has been conjectured (probably unsubstantially) that this edition was prepared by Defoe. Dashing, profligate and witty, Sedley was a favourite of Charles II. He 'gained a deserved reputation … for a certain poetic gift' (Brittanica).

First edition thus: expanded from an edition of 1702, it has been conjectured (probably unsubstantially) that this edition was prepared by Defoe. Dashing, profligate and witty, Sedley was a favourite of Charles II. He 'gained a deserved reputation … for a certain poetic gift' (Brittanica).

Lowndes, p. 2235.

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