JAMES PERRY ESQ.

JAMES PERRY ESQ.

(Perry, James).

Published for the European Magazine

  • London: J. Asperne, 1818.
  • 10.5" x 7"
  • Single sheet

Price: $40.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 87669

James Perry (1756-1821) journalist and book collector. Perry began his career in 1777 writing for the "General Advertiser" and the "London Evening-Post." After writing several installments in 1778 about a court-martialed admiral, he established himself as a well-known journalist in London. He began editing in 1782 for the "European Magazine" and later the "Gazetteer." He was also a political activist and member of the Fox Club. Bust engraving by James Thomson (1790-1850), after Abraham Wivell (1786-1849). 5" x 4.25" picture mounted on 10.5" x 7" sheet. Some discoloration and wear along edges, esp. left-hand and bottom.