The Dreamer
The Dreamer


The Dreamer

KING, William

Regular price $750.00 Sale

William King (1685-1763) was an academic and poet with Jacobite sympathies. Those sympathies are readily apparent in this collection of essays beautifully rebound for the collector's bookshelf. A footnote on pages 81-89 includes "The Answer, by Dr. Swift", a poem described as "never published in any edition of the Dean's works. The answer is to Robert Lindsay's "Paulus," also included. 2 page publisher's book list at rear. Contents: Introduction; The Paper Mill; The Roscrucians or Knights of the Rosy Cross; The Court of Judicature or Temple of Mercury; The Temple of Health; Pallantis or the City of Pallas with an account of the Onocentaurs; The Temple of Hercules; Postscript; Advertisements by the Bookseller or the Interpretatio of the Dream.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: W. Owen
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1754
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    240, xviii, 14 p. 18 cm. Rebound in 1/4 leather with marble boards, new endpapers, no half-title. Small stain at top of title page but the rest of pages clean. The newer binding wonderfully protects the contents.

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