Title details for Tale of a Modern Genius, The:

Year: 1827.
Author(s): John Fitzgerald PENNIE 
Gender: Male.
Title: THE TALE OF A MODERN GENIUS; OR, THE MISERIES OF PARNASSUS. IN A SERIES OF LETTERS. IN THREE VOLUMES.
Publication: London: J. Andrews, 167, New Bond Street, 1827.
Format: 3 vols (I xviii, 348p; II ix, 358p; III xii, 331p). 12°.
Cat. nos: BL 615.c.34; ECB 441; EN2 1827: 56; NSTC 2P10399; OCLC 22467607.
Notes: Dedication to Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart., signed 'Sylvaticus' [the pseudonymous author of the letters], pp. [v]–vii; poetry at the end of all vols. Preface concludes: 'The letters have been revised and corrected, and all the notes added at the time of preparing them for the press; and this appears to the author all that is necessary at present to state respecting them, save and mereover [sic] that three or four of the letters, as well as several of the poetical pieces, have appeared in different respectable periodicals' (p. xi).
DBF record no: 1827A057.

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