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Lot 217
HUNT (LEIGH) Juvenilia; or, a Collection of Poems, FIRST EDITION, 1801; and 4 others, Hunt (6)
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HUNT (LEIGH)
Juvenilia; or, a Collection of Poems, half-title, engraved frontispiece by Bartolozzi after R.L. West, contemporary green half morocco, gilt with lyre device on spine, J. Whiting, 1801; idem, second edition, engraved portrait frontispiece of the author, one plate, THE DUKE OF BEDFORD'S COPY with bookplate, contemporary calf, gilt vase device on spine, J. Whiting, 1802; The Feast of the Poets, with Notes, and Other Pieces in Verse, by the Editor of the Examiner, half-title, uncut and partly unopened in original boards, printed label on spine, upper joint weakened, James Cawthorn, 1814; The Descent of Liberty. A New Edition, original boards, lacks spine, Gale and Fenner, 1816; Amyntas, a Tale of the Woods; From the Italian of Torquato Tasso, engraved frontispiece, lacks half-title, final advertisement leaf and illustrations, OWNERSHIP INSCRIPTION "MARIANNE HUNT" (presumably Leigh's wife) on title, original boards, T. and J. Allman, 1820; Captain Sword and Captain Pen, engraved frontispiece, illustrations, publisher's cloth, upper joint split, Charles Knight, 1835, FIRST EDITIONS unless otherwise stated, all but fifth with the bookplate of Simon Nowell--Smith, 8vo (6)
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