The Life of Richard Nash, Esq., Late Master of the Ceremonies at Bath

Written by:
Oliver Goldsmith
Narrated by:
LibriVox Volunteers

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
January 2016
4 hours 43 minutes
Beau Nash (1674–1762), born Richard Nash, was a celebrated dandy and leader of fashion in 18th-century Britain. He is best remembered as the Master of Ceremonies at the spa town of Bath. (Wikipedia)

This, the best of Goldsmith's Biographies, was published the year after Nash's death. It was at once popular, and went through two editions in the same year in which it was published. To the second edition (it never reached a third), Goldsmith made many important additions. Yet strange to say none of these have been attended to by the editors of his Works. The text of this reprint is that of the second edition, compared with the first. The text of previous editions has been that of a mutilated first impression. (Peter Cunningham, Editor)
1 book added to cart
View Cart