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‘Thanks to the rich annotation provided by the editors, [the correspondence is] an extraordinary mine of information […] This is a remarkable achievement in terms both of organisation and of the sustained excellence in the quality of the editing. No academic library should be without a copy of this fascinating correspondence, which is an essential document for anyone with an interest in eighteenth-century studies.’
C. P. Courtney, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies (2012)