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A Young Gentleman, one of the Preston Prisoners in Newgate,
The Double Captive, or Chains upon Chains (London: printed by J. Churchil, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster for the Benefit of the Author, 1718).

THE| Double Captive,| OR| Chains upon Chains:| Containing the| Amorous Poems and Letters of| A Young Gentleman, one of the Pre-|ston Prisoners in Newgate. Occasioned| by his falling in Love with a Scotch| Lady, who came to visit his Friend.| To which is added| The Execution Dream,| Or the| Unlucky Disappointment.| With a Preface to the LADIES.| And an Introductory NOVEL.| [rule]| --- Dum me Galatea tenebat| Nec spes libertatis erat, Virg.| [rule]| LONDON,| Printed by J. Churchil, and Sold by the| Booksellers of London and Westminster,| for the Benefit of the Author. 1718.

Description

cover leaf/ frontispiece [not very sophisticated: the prisoner with wig and polite outfit in his cell, Amor frees him from his chains, in the door: Lady with fan]/ titlepage/ [2] pp. "To the most noble, and truly great, the nobility and gentry of England"/ [8] pp. preface "The Author's Address to the Ladies of Great Britain" u. Contents/ p.[i]-viii "The Double Captive, a novel"/ p.[1]-50 "Miscellany Poems"/ p.51-79 "Letters to the fair Galatea"/ 8.

Shelf-markslink

{O: Harding C.1089} {O: Harding C.1090 [øcover leaf; øfrontispiece]} {NA:CLU-C: PR3291.D.727}.

Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: n000381.

Price

1 s.

History of Publication

Cf. The Double Captive, or Chains upon Chains (London: printed by J. Churchill, sold only at the Bluecoat Coffee-house for the Benefit of the Author, 1718).link

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