(Poetry. Anthology.) THE BEAUTIES OF THE POETS.

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Or, a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry from the most eminent Authors.

Description: complete with half-title, pp. xxiv, 312, 12mo, contemporary half calf, gilt ruled compartments on spine, 'POETS' withing an octagonal frame, a bit worn at extremities, upper joint cracked, cords holding

Publication Details: Bristol: Printed by William Pine, 1773

Notes: A very rare anthology, religious, as per the title, ranging from Milton to the present (Goldsmith, The Deserted Village, first published 1770). Oxford (Regent's Park), Rylands, and Johns Hopkins only in ESTC. 'William Pine holds an important place in the history of Bristol printing because of the excellent quality of his work. He was the printer of the Bristol Gazette from 1767, and in 1774 he produced a Bible in pearl type, then the smallest size made. He also printed the first published history of Bristol, William Barrett's History and Antiquities of the City of Bristol, 1789, a handsome qua...more

Bibliography: (ESTC T189227)

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Price: £900

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1773

Stock Number: 67590

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