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‘The poetical magazine; or, Temple of the muses. Consisting chiefly of original poems, and occasional selections from scarce and valuable publications. By a society of gentlemen’ (London, Vernor & Hood), 1804, volume I of II; containing 5 etchings after Graig, each image within double rectangular border and with verse below: ‘Borne by the tide of words along…’, ‘The table falls! the plates descend..’, ‘”Mie Ella too” he says, and flies…’, ‘Who sleeps beneath his sod, lady…’, and ‘Come, Lucy, come! Thy bridegroom waits…’. Together with frontispiece showing a woman impaling herself on a sword over a fallen soldier, with verse ‘O, she has seiz’d his sword of flame!’, preface, and table of contents. Bound in red half-leather with marbled boards, gold tooling at the spine.
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Height: 157 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 100 millimetres
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- See 1879,0809.752-757 for the second volume.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: The poetical magazine
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