Search results for: 'DARWIN, Erasmus.'
DARWIN, Erasmus. The Poetical Works.
London : 1806First edition of this posthumous collection placing Darwin's exuberant and eccentric inquiry into the Linnaean system in rhyming couplets alongside his poetic speculations on evolution, the whole much enlivened by numerous plates including a number by Blake and Fuseli. A wide-margined, large paper copy in a handsome Regency binding from the library... Learn More£2,250.00
Stock Code: 141677
SEWARD, Anna. Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin,
London : 1804First edition. Anna Seward (1742-1809), dubbed the Swan of Lichfield for her literary accomplishments, was a friend and fellow poet of the physician and natural philosopher Erasmus Darwin, grandfather of Charles Darwin. Her Memoir focuses on Darwin's early life in Lichfield from 1756 to 1781 and "reveals her indulgent fondness for his idiosyncratic... Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 140150
POETRY - BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord, et al. Manuscript anthology: "Specimens of Miscellaneous Poetry with several Original Pieces."
London : 1822A lovely manuscript anthology of Romantic poetry, executed in 1822 and giving a valuable record of contemporary taste, with numerous poems by Lord Byron ("To Thirza", "The Destruction of Sennacherib", "Fare thee Well!", and "She walks in beauty...", to name but few), as well as others by Walter Scott, Robert Southey, Erasmus Darwin, and Samuel Rogers.... Learn More£1,500.00
Stock Code: 146459