The Pleasures of Memory. The Pleasures of Hope. 1858 Poetry by Samuel ROGERS & Thomas CAMPBELL


Title: The Pleasures of Memory. The Pleasures of Hope.

Author: Samuel Rogers; Thomas Campbell

Description: Original red cloth decoratively stamped in gilt and blind, boards with beveled edges. Front cover has some soiling; fore-corners with exposed board. All edges gilt. Short gift inscription dated 1859 and a modern circular blindstamp on half-title page. Frontis plates with engraved portraits of the authors with separating tissue guard. Three plates with engraved illustrations. 124 pages. 7.7 x 5.2 inches.

Two poems and few pages of analysis for each. ''Pleasures of Memory'' by the English poet Samuel Rogers (1763-1855) and ''Pleasures of Hope,'' by the Scottish poet Thomas Campbell (1777-1844). Campbell's poem was inspired by and imitates the former. Concludes with sixteen pages of notes, including the many literary references which the poems incorporate.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: E. H. Butler & Co.
Place: Philadelphia
Year: 1858

Keywords: poetry, 18th century, eighteenth century, British,

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