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Author Hebe Vestina.
Title Il convito amoroso! or, a serio-comico-philosophical lecture, [electronic resource] : on the causes, nature, and effects of love and beauty, At the different Periods of Human Life, in Persons and Personages, Male, Female, and Demi-Charactêre; And in Praise of the Genial and Prolific Influences of the Celestial Bed! As delivered by Hebe Vestina! The Rosy Goddess of Youth and of Health! from the Electrical Throne! in the Great Apollo-Chamber, At the Temple of Hymen, in London, Before a Glowing and Brilliant Audience of near Three Hundred Ladies and Gentlemen, who were commanded by Venus, Cupid, and Hymen! to assist, in joyous Assembly, at the Grand Feast of very Fat Things, which was held at their Temple, on Monday Evening, the 25th of November, 1782; but which was interrupted by the rude and unexpected Arrival of his Worship, Midas Neutersex, Esq; and his Bum-Possé, just as the Dessert was about to be served up. Published at the earnest Desire of many of the Company, and to gratify the impatient and very intense Longings of Thousands of Adepts, Hibernian and British;-of the Cognoscenti;-et de les Amateurs ardens des delices exquise de Venus! To which is subjoined, a Description of the stupendous Nature and Effects of the Celebrated Celestial Bed!.
Imprint London : printed for Hebe Vestina! - and sold at the Temple of Hymen, in Pall-Mall; at the Pamphlet Shop, under the Front Piazza of the Royal Exchange; Mr. Ogilvy's, Bookseller, No. 23, Middle Row, Holborn; Mr. Rich's pamphlet shop, facing Anderton's Coffee-House, Fleet-Street; and at Mr. Milford's, No. 303, Oxford-Street, the Fifth Door above New Bond-Street, MDCCLXXXII. [1782]

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Edition Second edition.
Description [4],102p. ; 8⁰.
Note A satire on James Graham, M.D., inventor of the Celestial bed.
In signatures A to H the chain lines are horizontal, in I to O vertical.
Price from imprint: price Half - a - Crown.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.
Subject Satire, English -- Early works to 1800.