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First Edition, 4to, [iv],9,pp., stitched as issued (stitching loose), orig. paper wrappers. Charles Abbot, M.A. F.L.S. Vicar of Oakley Raynes, Bedfordshire, and late follow of New College, Oxford. Copac listing the British Library copy only; Johnson, Provincial Poetry. 3. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Verses Sacred to the Memory of the Most ...
Editorial: Bedford: Printed and Sold by W. Smith
Año de publicación: 1802
Descripción Printed and Sold by W. Smith. May be had of Messrs. Crosby & Co., Bedford, 1802. First Edition. , 9pp, . Stitched in recent paper wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author' to head of title. A rare poetical tribute by Charles Abbot (1761-1817), British Linnaean botanist, Vicar, Fellow of New College, Oxford, and amateur poet who had penned two works on the plants of the Bedford. The subject and dedicatee, Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford (1765-1802), who was responsible for the building of much of Bloomsbury, owned a lavish 'hunting box' within Abbot's Parish at Oakle, despite the proximity to his home at Woburn Abbey. OCLC locates a single copy, at Stanford. COPAC adds no further. Jackson p.267. Size: Quarto. Nº de ref. del artículo: AQ10637