Lewesdon Hill. WILLIAM CROWE.

Lewesdon Hill.

Publisher: London: J. F. and C. Rivington, T. Cadell and R. Faulder; Oxford D. Prince and J. Cooke, 1788.
Edition: Second edition.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL II, 649.
Condition: Paper repair to the margin of the title-page; first and final leaves a little foxed; very good copy with wide margins.
Book ID: 22896


4to, disbound in recent marbled wrappers, 28 pages.


The best known poem by Crowe (1745-1829) a reflection on nature, which was admired by many of his contemporaries, among them Coleridge and Wordsworth. The first edition of Lewesdon Hill was published anonymously after which a second edition was demanded and printed in that same year. Crowe was a minister and public orator at Oxford.

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