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Smart, Christopher
CARMEN CL. ALEXANDRI POPE IN S CAECILIAM. 1743
Estimate
1,5002,000
JUMP TO LOT
75
Smart, Christopher
CARMEN CL. ALEXANDRI POPE IN S CAECILIAM. 1743
Estimate
1,5002,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Smart, Christopher
CARMEN CL. ALEXANDRI POPE IN S CAECILIAM. 1743
folio, FIRST EDITION OF SMART'S FIRST SEPARATE PUBLICATION, his rendering of Alexander Pope's "Ode to St Cecilia", simultaneous English and Latin text, [in] Gratulatio Academiæ Cantabrigiensis auspicatissimas Georgii III. Cambridge: J. Bentham, 1761; [together with:] Gratulatio Academiæ Cantabrigiensis de reditu serenissimi regis Georgii II. Cambridge: J. Bentham, 1748, together two volumes, uniformly bound in contemporary calf, spines in seven compartments lettered in gilt, rebacked preserving most of the original spines, very slight damp-staining to upper margin on a few leaves (2)
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Literature

[Smart:] Foxon S490
[Gratulatio...1748:]  Case 459

Catalogue Note

A two volume folio set with poems published between 1743 and 1763 by Cambridge professors, students and fellows including Smart, Mason, Anstey, Darwin, Cumberland Hayley, Scott and others. According to the Oxford DNB a copy of Smart's Ode was sent to Pope himself and graciously received. 

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

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London