Title …Observations Made At Paris During The Peace; And Remarks In A Tour From London To Paris Through Picardy, And To England By The Route Of Normandy; Containing A Full Description Of Every Object Of Curiosity In The French Metropolis And Its Environs; A Critical Review Of The Theatres, Actors, &c. And Every Interesting Particular That May Serve As Useful Companion To The Stranger, And Amuse The Mind Of The Curious And Scientific.
8vo; xv, 393 pp. 21x13 cm
Edition First Edition,
Publisher London: Robinson, and Longman and Rees, 1803,
Seller ID 005664
Edmund John Eyre was an English dramatist who left university to join a theater troupe. He became first a comedian, then an actor who appeared at Drury Lane.
His remarks on the French theatre and actors are interesting, printing the admission prices at various theatres and also transcribes an extensive bill of fare, including the wine list, of "one of the most expensive and fashionable eating houses in Paris" (page 113).
Bindings very firm and square. Minor shelf handling. Text clean. Even toning to text. Occasional soiling/staining throughout. Full calf, raised bands, edges speckled red. Rebacked.
Ref. Not in ETSC; Bodl 014752071 [6 copies]; OCoLC 25458156; ODNB