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INVENTORY #2424

A Feast of the Poets with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, by the Editor of the Examiner

HUNT, Leigh

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Leigh Hunt (1784-1859) was an English critic and poet who published in the periodical press and newspapers such as The Examiner where he served as Editor as per this volumes title. The volume contents cindlues: Feast of the Poets; Notes to the Feast; Catullus's Return Home; Catullus to Cornificius; Catullus's Acme and Septimius; Horace's ode to Pyrrha; Part of a Chorus in Seneca's Tragedy of Thyestes; Homer's Bacchus's, or the Pirates; and Sonnet to T. B., Esq. Hunt's translations from Catullus, Horace, and Seneca, accompanied by Latin originals: p. [137]-152. Title poem is a satire.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed for James Cawthorn
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1814
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xiv, 157 p. 17 cm half-leather binding with marbled boards and endpapers. Riviere signed binding. Bookseller's sticker of James Miles Antiquarian Leeds on front paste-down endpaper. A few ink notes and small spots. Corrected text by Hunt on last page - ''whispering' to 'working'. Minor scuffing to spine leather along hinges. A finely bound copy of Hunt's work.

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