Poems on Several Subjects
Poems on Several Subjects
Poems on Several Subjects

Poems on Several Subjects

1769 World

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Poems on Several Subjects

Two volumes complete - Volume One - [2], cxlii, 189pp, [3] and Volume Two - [20], 304pp, [2]. Contemporary sprinkled calf, semi-raised bands, spines in six panels, morocco title label to second panel, volume number in gilt to third. Chipped to spine ends with small amount of loss, slightly rubbed to extremities. Internally the endpapers are browned to edges, but otherwise quite bright and clean. Previous owners bookplates to front pastedowns and ffeps. Engraved vignette to titles. Ogilvie was a Church of Scotland minister and poet, and is "unfairly remembered principally as the butt of Samuel Johnson's remark, at a dinner party in 1763, that

Author - Ogilvie, John

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T. And J.W. Pasham for George Pearch
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