Poetical Miscellanies, Consisting of Original Poems and Translations by the Best Hands. RICHARD STEELE, COMPILER.

Poetical Miscellanies, Consisting of Original Poems and Translations by the Best Hands.

Publisher: London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1714.
Edition: First edition, second issue with the date in the imprint corrected from MDDCXIV to MDDCCXIV.
Bibliographical References: Case 279; Rothschild 1957; Griffith 24; NCBEL II, 1115.
Condition: Slight water-stain in the margins of the title-page and frontis; paper a little browned; very good copy.
Book ID: 22199

Description

8vo, modern brown quarter morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, brown cloth sides, gilt lettering. Frontis.

Comments

¶ An important miscellany, which includes previously unpublished poetry by Pope and Gay, viz: Pope's the Wife of Bath's prologue and his translation of book 13 of the Odyssey; and three poems by Gay: Panthea, Araminta and A Contemplation on Night.

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