Publisher: Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, 1753-56.
Edition: Third edition; second edition; second edition; first edition; first edition (respectively).
Bibliographical References: Cf. Rothschild 1865; NCBEL II, 590.
Condition: Fine, large copies. It is highly uncommon to find a complete set in such fine condition.
Book ID: 25598
DescriptionFive parts, 4to, modern gray wrappers period style, stitched.
Comments¶ The famous Seatonian Prize Poems, an annual award that commenced in 1750 with the bequest of clergyman Thomas Seaton (1684-1741), who dictated that the prize be awarded to the best poem in English on the supreme being. Christopher Smart, then a student at Cambridge, won the first five out of six years.