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INVENTORY #118116

The Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. In Four Volumes.

PINDAR, Peter

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Originally published in 1794 as a three volume set, a fourth volume was published two years late. Another, fifth volume published in 1801, is not included in this offer. Set contains the following works: A Supplicants Epistle to the Reviewers; Lyric Odes to the Royal Academicians, for 1782; Ditto for 1783; Ditto for 1785; Farewell Odes, for 1786; The Lousiad (4 Cantos); Congratulatory Epistle to James Boswell; Bozzi & Piozzi, A Town Eclogue; Ode Upon Ode, or a Peep at St. James's; An Apologetic Postscript to Ode upon Ode; Instructions to a Celebrated Laureat; Brother Peter to Brother Tom; Peter's Prophecy' Peter's Pension a Soleman Epis.; Sir J. Banks & the Emperor; Epistle to a Falling Minister; Subjects for Fainters; Expostulary Odes; A Benevolent Epistle to Master John Nichols; A Rowland for an Oliver; Advice to the Future Laureat; Epistle to James Bruce, Esq.; The Rights of Kings; Odes to Mr. Paine; The Remonstrance; More Money; Ode of Importance; The Tears of St. Margaret; A Pair of Lyric Epistles to Lord Macartney; Odes to Kien Long; Epistle to the Pope; Pathetic Ode to the Duke of Richmond; Celebration; The Lousiad Canto V; Hair Power, A Plaintive Epistle to Mr. Pitt & Frogmore Fete; Royal Tour & Weymouth Amusements; Pindariana or Peter's Portfolio; and Convention - Bill an Ode.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: John Walker
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1794, 1796
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    4 Vols. vol. 1: [4], 444, [8]p; vol. 2: 487, [7]p; vol. 3: 431, [6]p; vol. 4: 500, [7]p. 22 cm half leather bindings with marbled boards. Frontispiece engraved portrait of author in vol. 1. Leather worn with small tears and fading, particularly along hinges, and corners. Front board partially detached from vol. 1. Remaining bindings intact.Ex-library with small labels affixed to lower corner of front endpapers. Inside, pages are clean and text unmarked.

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