The Feast of the Poets, with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, By the Editor of the Examiner.

Publisher: London: Printed for James Cawthorn, 1814.
Edition: First edition, second issue with a cancel title with the date and imprint changed.
Bibliographical References: Brewer, page 54; NCBEL III, 1218.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 27237

Description

8vo, later brown half morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt decorations and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Half-title and leaf of terminal advertisements present.

Comments

¶ An interesting book by Leigh Hunt, with a 20-page title poem that satirizes the contemporary literary scene, including Coleridge, Byron, Scott, Wordsworth and Southey. This is followed by 116 pages of explanatory notes, which includes a critique of the Romantics and translations from Latin classics.

Price: $200.00

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