Senilities; or, Solitary amusements: in prose and verse: with a cursory disquisition on the future condition of the sexes. By the editor of “The reveries of solitude", “Spiritual Quixote”, “Co
, ii, ix, , 306p. Vignette title-paage. Original calf, well-worn, with back board detached.
An entertaining mix of prose essays, ‘The consolation of neglected virgins’, ‘Symptoms of self-importance’, &c, and humorous, and sometimes risqué, verse. An uncommon title by the author now best remembered for his picaresque novel “The Spiritual Quixote”, a satire on John Wesley and Methodism in general.
Author An Octo-genarian Scribbler (pseud. Richard Graves 1715-1804).
Condition Some spotting to text pages, especially the last few leaves.