THE NEW ANNUAL REGISTER,; or General Repository of History, Politics, and Literature for the year 1791, to which is prefixed, a continuation of the History of Knowledge, learning and Taste, in Great Britain, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth.

London: G. J. and Robinson, 1792. First Edition. 8vo, pp. (ii)-vii, , xl, (1)-214, , (1)-129, <1>, 312. (May lack the first half title, Bound in contemporary calf backed boards (cover separate) Clean copy. Item #8304

"The Annual Register ... provided a summary of the year's historical events, reprinted the main public documents ... reviewed chief books ... and offered a convenient reference book to be added to year by year ... In 1780, the dissenters started Robinson's New Annual Register. In 1784 Andrew Kippis ... suggested to Robinson that [Godwin] should be engaged as an assistant ... and employed to compile the historical section. It as Godwin's first and - as events were to turn out - the only regular employment he ever enjoyed"[St. Clair p. 31]. Godwin continued the work until 1790 and St. Clair notes that he may have done part of this 1791 volume.

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