An index to mankind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations, for the benefit of the present age, and of posterity; by Mrs. Mary Midnight, author of the Midwife, or old woman's magazine. Intermix'd with some curious reflections by that lady, and a preface by her good friend, the late Mr. Pope.

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Main Author: Smart, Christopher, 1722-1771.
Associated Name: Carnan, Thomas (Publisher)
Format: Book
Published: London : Printed for T. Carnan, at Mr. Newbery's, 1751.
Physical Description:[8], 70, [6] p. ; 18 cm (12mo)
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
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General note:Issued with: 'The Midwife, or The old woman's magazine' (v. III), London: T.Carnan, 1753.
Mrs. Mary Midnight = Christopher Smart. (ESTC)
The final leaf of the 'Index' bears 'Maxims omitted ...'.
With two final advertisement leaves for books sold by Newbery, consecutively signed.
Citation / References note:ESTC, N7330
Rothschild, 1872
Immediate source of acquisition note:
Donation; Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild; 1969.
Ownership and custodial history note:
(Sotheby, 14 June 1938, lot 577).
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