¶ Defoe — Memoirs of a cavalier (1725?)

April 21, 2014

18th cent.

Defoe, Daniel. Memoirs of a cavalier, or a military journal of the wars in Germany and the wars in England from 1632 to 1648. London: A. Bell, J. Osborn, W. Taylor, and T. Warner, 1720.

This is the first edition; it is unclear which edition Morris owned, but MS catalogue (1) suggests a date of about 1725.

Provenance: Morris (purchased for 15s.). — Richard Bennett. — Sotheby 1898, lot 233 (part; sold to Ridler for 11s.). — Unlocated.

References: MS catalogue (1), fol. 11v. — MS catalogue (2), no. 512.

Digital version: ECCO.

Sotheby 1898:


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