The Thymbriad, (From Xenophon's Cyropoedia.). SOPHIA BURRELL, LADY.

The Thymbriad, (From Xenophon's Cyropoedia.)

Publisher: London: Sold by Leigh and Sotheby; T. Payne; and J. Robson, 1794.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 46.
Condition: Fine copy.
Book ID: 27402


8vo, contemporary brown sprinkled calf skillfully rebacked, green morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering.


¶ A poem based on classical sources, mainly Xenophon, about the battle of Thymbra near Troy. Lady Sophia Burrell (1753-1802) was an interesting minor poet and dramatist who often used antiquity as a theme in her poems and plays. This is her third book.

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