Poems Fit for a Bishop; Which Two Bishops will Read. An American Prayer. Address to Religion. Saul at Endor, an Ode. Inscription in Memory of the Earl of Chatham. AMERICANA, Anonymous.

Poems Fit for a Bishop; Which Two Bishops will Read. An American Prayer. Address to Religion. Saul at Endor, an Ode. Inscription in Memory of the Earl of Chatham.

Publisher: London: Printed for J. Almon, 1780.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Adams, American Controversy, 80:63; Sabin 63615.
Condition: Lightly foxed; very good copy.
Book ID: 26412

Description

4to, modern brown half calf, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Without the half-title.

Comments

Four poems, one notably on the American Revolution, entitled "An American Prayer, For the Year 1777," a 15-stanza poem of four lines each on the dread of war and the hope for peace. Sabin attributes the poem to a Mr. Ellison; that attribution is not made elsewhere. ¶ Small oval duplicate stamp of the Theological Institute of Connecticut on the title-page.

Price: $875.00

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