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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 II of II; containing 4 etchings after Graig, each image with double rectangular border and verse below: ‘Is it a ghost that meets my eye? Or a dream of the feverish brain?...’, ‘Tis she, the Lady all in white, / The taper glimmering in her hand’, ‘Thou com’st from thy tower, at the custom’d hour / O Lady of the pile!’, and ‘But, Oh! Th’ entangled branches caught…’. Together with frontispiece by Lester after Graig showing a woman with her arms raised over the body of a man on the beach, with verse ‘Oh! what horror chilled her bosom / When she saw the scene of death’, preface, and table of contents. Bound in red half-leather with marbled boards, gold tooling at spine.
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Height: 157 millimetres (approx. sheet size of each page)
Width: 100 millimetres
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- See 1879,0809.746-751 for the first volume.
Cataloguing supported by the Elizabeth Cayzer Charitable Trust
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Associated Title: The poetical magazine
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