A Collection of 13 Works of 18th Century English Verse – various


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A collection of thirteen poems published from 1743 – 1766. 1. Robert Blair, The Grave. M.Cooper, 1743, [Foxon B271] 2. Evan Lloyd, The Methodist. For the author; 1766, signed by Lloyd in a blank space provided on the title page, [ESTC N67672, only three copies] 3. [McNamara Morgan], pseud: Porcupinus Pelagius. The ‘Piscopade: A Panegyri-Satiri-Serio-Comical Poem; second edition. For W. Owen, 1748. 4. [Edward Thompson] The Meretriciad; fourth edition; revised and corrected with large additions. For the author, 1763, [ESTC T172267, only three copies] 5. [Robert Glynn] The Day of Judgment:a poetical essay. Second edition. Cambridge: J. Bentham, 1757, [ESTC T32102] 6. [Sir William] Pynsent, Pynsent, a poem. J. Williams, 1766, [ESTC 46131, only three copies] 7. Edward Thompson, The Temple of Venus, a gentle satire on the times. C. Morgan, 1763, [ESTC 73304] 8. The British Coffee-House. A Poem. For the author, 1764, [ESTC T63317] 9. [Daniel Parent], Serious Thoughts on Death: or a Visit to the Dead…to which is added an Essay on Reason with An Universal Prayer, in imitation of Mr. Pope. For J. Swan, [1750]. [Foxon P63], [ESTC N25988, only two copies] 10. Richard Owen Cambridge. The Scribleriad: an Heroic Poem. For R. Dodsley, five of six books. Title page and engraved plate for each book. [ESTC T47211] 11. [McNamara Morgan] pseud, Porcupinus Pelagius. The Scandalizade…For G. Smith, 1750. [Foxon M459], [ESTC T54339] 12. –Satires on the Times. In Two Parts. For the author, 1764. [ESTC T112386] 13. W.H. Smyth. Love triumphant. A tale in verse. For the author, [1757], [ESTC N63159, one copy only, University of Chicago] Contemporary quarter calf with marbled boards. Spine and boards worn with some repairs to the spine. Ownership signatures and a contemporary hand written contents to the fep. Some spotting and browning.

Date Published: 1743-1766

First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good
Binding: Hardcover

Dimensions: 20.5 x 25cm

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Weight 4000 g