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Poetical Miscellany
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS BY SEVERAL HANDS. PUBLISHED BY D. LEWIS. J. WATTS, 1726
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Poetical Miscellany
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS BY SEVERAL HANDS. PUBLISHED BY D. LEWIS. J. WATTS, 1726
LOT SOLD. 500 GBP
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Poetical Miscellany
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS BY SEVERAL HANDS. PUBLISHED BY D. LEWIS. J. WATTS, 1726
8vo, FIRST EDITION, contemporary speckled calf with gilt roll border, spine gilt in six compartments, binding worn
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Provenance

David Lewis to Anne, Countess of Coventry; Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort ("Nov. 5. 1766 ... taken to the Library - from Ly Anne Coventry's books")

Literature

Case 337(1)

Catalogue Note

PRESENTATION COPY TO THE RELIGIOUS WRITER ANNE, COUNTESS OF COVENTRY ("Given by the Author to A: Coventry"), great-aunt of the book's dedicatee Charles Noel Somerset, later 4th Duke of Beaufort. This was the first publication of the poet David Lewis (1682-1760), and includes a number of poems by him and others, including John Dyer's 'Grongar Hill' (pp.223-31). A CLEAN COPY.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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London