1814 The Old Bachelor (Richmond,Va - Thomas Ritchie)
1814 The Old Bachelor (Richmond,Va - Thomas Ritchie)
1814 The Old Bachelor (Richmond,Va - Thomas Ritchie)
1814 The Old Bachelor (Richmond,Va - Thomas Ritchie)

1814 The Old Bachelor (Richmond,Va - Thomas Ritchie)

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[Wirt, William; Carr Dabney; Tucker, St. George], The Old Bachelor, Richmond: The Enquirer Press, For Thomas Ritchie & Fielding Lucas, 1814. 2nd Ed. Modern Leather Rebind W/ Paper Labeling On Spine And Front Board, 12Mo (4.5 X 7.5"), Good + / N.A., [Iv] 235 Pp. Light Staining And Spotting Throughout, .250" Hole Nicely Repaired In Title Page, New End-Papers, Two P.O. Signatures At Top Of Title Page, Two More At Top Of First Chapter Heading (All Appear Contemporary). A Fascinating, And Quite Rare, Tome This One; Printed By The Legendary Richmond, Va Publisher Of The Richmond Enquirer; It Is A Compendium Of Thirty Three Didactic And Ethical Essays Written By The Likes Of William Wirt (9Th U.S. Attorney General), Dabney Carr, (Virginia Lawyer, Justice Of The Virginia Supreme Court Of Appeals), St. George Tucker (Professor Of Law At William And Mary College, And The Year Before This Book Was Printed, He Was Appointed By President James Madison As United States District Court Judge For Virginia.). This Book Was Modeled After The World Renown Spectator. Several Of The Articles Are Signed In Obviously Fictitious Names. (Drawn From Appleton's Cyclopedia Of American Biography.) Quite A Slice Of 1814 Virginiana Here - A Very Distinctive Book Indeed.