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An Elegy Written in an Empty Assembly-Room.
Printed for R. & J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall. 1756 11, [1]pp. 4to. Titlepage dusted, top inner corner expertly repaired, corners a little creased, evidence of old central fold marks. Very nicely bound in recent quarter mottled calf, marbled boards, vellum cornerpieces, gilt banded spine, red morocco label.ESTC T32583, not in the Bodleian. 'This Poem being a parody on the most remarkable passages in the well-known Epistle of Eloisa to Abelard, it was thought unnecessary to transcribe any lines from that poem, which is in the hands of all, and in the memory of most readers.' (Advertisement leaf.) The first of three editions in 1756.
      [Bookseller: Jarndyce Rare Books]
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