The Life, Adventures, and Opinions of Col. George Hanger. Written by himself; to which is added. … advice to the lovely Cyprians, and to the Fair Sex in general … and a history of King's Bench Prison, written by the author during his Custody under the Marshal of that Prison …

London: J. Debrett, 1801. First edition. 8vo. 2 volumes: (4), 339; (4), 475, 4 pp. Engraved portrait of the author, hung from a scaffold; publisher's ads, subscribers list. Howes H-158: "Includes his services as Tarleton's second in command in the revolution. Ghost-written by William Combe." Sabin 30227: "Col. Hanger (afterward Lord Coleraine) served with distinction in the American war. The following curious prophecy will be found on p. 427 of Vol. II: 'One of these days the Northern and Southern powers will fight as vigorously against each other as they both united to do against the British.'" Not in Haynes, Thornton, or Turnbull. Very good. Later red three-quarter morocco (spines darkened), gilt, and cloth, gilt title and rules between raised bands on spine, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, by Rivière. (#7432). Item #60488

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