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BAMFORD, Samuel. Hours in the Bowers.
Manchester : 1834 [i.e. 1835]First edition of this collection of the poetry, some here printed for the first time, by the English radical Samuel Bamford (1788-1872). The title refers to his time in prison ("bowers" being slang for jail), and Bamford notes that he wrote two of the poems while incarcerated - "Eclogue" and "Hymn to Hope". Bamford makes clear in the preface his feeling,... Learn More£600.00
Stock Code: 136399
GROTE, George. Posthumous Papers: comprising Selections from familiar Correspondence during half a century;
London : 1874First edition, edited by his wife, of George Grote's correspondence with such eminent figures as James Mill, Francis Place, Alexis de Tocqueville and William Nassau Senior, among others, together with a selection of essays and poems. Learn More£325.00
Stock Code: 127729
LYTTELTON, George, Lord. The Works.
London : 1776Third and best octavo edition (with the index), first published in 1774 and gathering various political pieces, Lyttelton's "Letters from a Persian in England to his friend in Ispahan", his very popular Dialogues of the Dead, co-written with the bluestocking Elizabeth Montagu, a smattering of poems, and a collection of letters to his father Sir Thomas... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 116436
FÉNELON, Francois de Salignac de la Mothe. The Fundamental Maxims of Civil Government.
Edinburgh : 1722First edition of the Roman Catholic archbishop, theologian, and poet's collection of aphorisms, published posthumously. It is likely to be a translation of "Maximes morales et politiques" from Les Aventures de Télémaque, Fénelon's hugely popular didactic novel first published anonymously in 1699 and reissued under his name in 1717. Télémaque, his... Learn More£400.00
Stock Code: 102358
LOCKE, John (contrib.) Britannia Rediviva.
Oxford : 1660First edition of this collection of verses by Oxford men celebrating the restoration of Charles II to the throne, written in Latin, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek, French and English. Oxford, Charles I's capital during the Civil War, had remained a bastion of royalism, and by all accounts the University welcomed the Stuarts' return.
The collection sees... Learn More£3,250.00
Stock Code: 126794