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Poetry of the Anti-Jacobin
London: J. Wright; W. Bulmer and Co., 1801. Leather. Very Good Indeed. 12" by 9". None. An influential collection of poetry from the 'Anti-Jacobin' publication, which greatly opposed the French Revolution. This work is a collection of poetry from the English newspapers 'Anti-Jacobin'. The newspaper was founded by George Canning, and was opposed to the radicalism of the French Revolution. Despite only being published for a year, it was highly influential, as the British political scene was outraged by the killing of Louis XVI. This collection includes the most memorable and innovate poems of the publication, genres spanning from humorous to patriotic. Including 'The Soldier's Friend', 'Sonnet to Liberty', 'The Duke and Taxing-Man', 'The New Condition', 'Brissot's Ghost', 'The Loves of Triangles', 'The Rovers', and many more. With a bookplate to the front pastedown to 'Daniel Frazer'. Rebacked with the original calf boards laid on. Externally, boards are rubbed. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with only the very occasional spot. Very Good Indeed
Bookseller: Rooke Books [United Kingdom]
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