1719 · London
A recommendation to reject earthly temptations and rewards told through a dreamlike description of mortals travelling to the afterlife with Charon, attributed to librettist John Hughes and satirist John Arbuthnot. The text is dedicated to John James Heidegger (1666â€“1749), a man known as the Swiss Count and responsible for promoting => masquerades in London.
Â Â Â Â This copy complete with the half-title.
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Â Â Â Â ESTC T30532. Removed from a nonce volume, first and last few leaves delicately attached; light to moderate age-toning, pencilled date on margin of half-title. (Inventory #: 37193)