The Festoon A Collection of Epigrams Ancient and Modern Panegyrical Satyrical, Amorous, Moral, Humorous, Monumental with an Essay on That Species of Composition

By: (Graves, Richard)

Price: £37.50

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Book Condition: Good


The Second Edition, considerably augmented. 213pp, the paper a little tanned with age, and with occasional light foxing. Marbled paper covered boards with leather spine and corners with red leather label to the spine. The spine cover now largely missing, and the front hinge cracked but holding. Marbled endpapers and foredge. Armorial bookplate of Monkhouse Tate. Vignette illustration to the title page. A vignette including a man flying a kite to the second title page on p155. Internally clean and complete. Includes a poem on the coronation of George III, and several with Bath connections. The author was a clergyman and friend of William Shenstone and Ralph Allen, and was tutor to the young Malthus, and a successful novelist.

Title: The Festoon A Collection of Epigrams Ancient and Modern Panegyrical Satyrical, Amorous, Moral, Humorous, Monumental with an Essay on That Species of Composition

Author Name: (Graves, Richard)

Categories: Poetry, Literature G - P, History,

Publisher: Robinson and Roberts and W Frederick: 1767

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 17129

Keywords: Bath, Georgian Literature, Eighteenth Century Literature