Hester Lynch Piozzi (née Salusbury; other married name Thrale)

(16 January 1741 - 2 May 1821)
Hester Lynch Piozzi (1741-1821)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Hester Lynch Piozzi (1741-1821)

Works in ECPA

alphabetical listing / listing in source editions

Source editions

  • Pearch, G. A collection of poems in four volumes. By several hands. Vol. III. [The second edition]. London: printed for G. Pearch, 1770. 4v. ; 8⁰. (ESTC T116245; DMI 1136; OTA K093079.003)


DMI 2028; DLB 142; ODNB 22309


  • Smith, Margaret M. Index of English Literary Manuscripts. Vol. III, 1700-1800 . London: Mansell, 1986-1997. Pt. 4 Sterne-Young. 119-234. Print. 4 volumes.


  • D'Ezio, Marianna. Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi: A Taste for Eccentricity. Newcastle upon Tyne, England: Cambridge Scholars, 2010. Print.
  • McIntyre, Ian. Hester: the remarkable life of Dr Johnson's 'dear mistress'. London: Constable, 2008. Print.


  • Berglund, Lisa. Selected Bibliography: Hester Lynch Piozzi (Mrs. Thrale) (1741-1821). c18 Bibliographies On-Line. Ed. Jack Lynch. Rutgers University, Newark, 14 Nov. 2000. Web. 20 Jan. 2012. http://jacklynch.net/C18/biblio/piozzi.html.
  • McCarthy, William. The Writings of Hester Lynch Piozzi: A Bibliography. Bulletin of Bibliography 45(2) (1988): 129-141. Print.

Reference works

  • Baines, Paul, Julian Ferraro, Pat Rogers, eds. The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Eighteenth-Century Writers and Writing, 1660-1789. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. 270-271. Print.
  • Todd, Janet, ed. A Dictionary of British and American Women Writers 1660-1800. Paperback edition, revised. Lanham et al.: Rowman & Littlefield, 1987. 253-256. Print.


  • McCarthy, William. Hester Thrale Piozzi: portrait of a literary woman. Chapel Hill: North Carolina UP, 1986. Print.