Illustrations of Sterne: with Other Essays and Verses


Illustrations of Sterne: with Other Essays and Verses


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John Ferriar was a physician and poet best known for his studies of the causes of diseases such as typhoid. He dabbled in literary criticism, however, producing these comments on Lawrence Sterne. Ferriar points out several plagiarisms in which Sterne borrowed from Francois Rabelais, Sir Richard Burton and others.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Cadell and Davies
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1798
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good+
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    viii, 314 p. 20 cm. Original publisher's wraps with new paper spine. Corners bumped, some wear to paper. Pencil notations front endpapers include signature, date 1798 and words "given by the author". Page edges roughened. Top of p. 41 chipped. Some foxing.

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