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Nelthorpe, George
Julia to Pollio. Upon his leaving her abroad. Written some years ago and now first publishÂ’d from the original manuscript
London. 4°, 334 pp. (262 x 204mm) A volume of eight quarto poems careefully bound together (1770-1783) in contemporary half-calf over marbled paper boards, with "Poems" stamped in gilt on the spine. Manuscript contents and title index in contemporary hand at the back, latter manuscript table at the front, and manuscript page numbers. The boards slightly scuffed, edges rubbed, but a very solid volume, internally fresh with large margins. An attractive collection of well-received English poems of the eighteenth century, including Nelthorpe's rare Julia to Pollio (1770). The inclusion of the latter poem among canonical works by More and Goldsmith gives the work an important cachet. (i) Cartwright, Edmund (1743-1823). Armine and Elvira, a legendary tale, London 1777, the sixth edition, bound without the half-title, pp. 40 (ESTC t133058). (ii) Crabbe, George (1754-1832). The Village, London 1783. FIRST EDITION, pp. [iv], 38, with the half-title (ESTC t481). (iii) Percy, Thomas (1729-1811). The Hermit of Warkworth, a Northumberland ballad, in three fits or cantos, 1782, a new edition with additions , pp. [viii], 56, with the half-title (ESTC n17616). (iv) Hull, Thomas (1728-1808). Richard Plantagenet: a legendary tale, London 1774, with the half-title which reads the fourth edition, corrected and enlarged , pp. [ii], iv, 30 (ESTC t171169, at Birmingham and NLS only). (v) More, Hannah (1745-1833). Sir Eldred of the Bower, and the Bleeding Rock: two legendary tales. London: printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand. 1776. FIRST EDITION. 4to, pp. [vi], 49, [1]. This copy has the catchwor … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Gerald W. Cloud Rare Books [Petaluma, CA, U.S.A.]
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