The Spleen and other poems.

By: GREEN, Matthew.

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500 copies (50 of which ewere for review). 84pp. Blue cloth, leather spine label; spine and adjacent areas sunned. Fore-and foot edges uncut. Gift inscription on preliminary blank leaf. A little pale foxing early, otherwise a very good clean copy, now in a clear mylar wrapper *** The English 'occasional' poet Matthew Green (1696-1737) whose works were - with the exception of 'The Grotto' (of which 'a few copies were privately circulated in 1733'; included in this collection) - unpublished in his lifetime. 'The Spleen' was admired by Pope and Dr Johnson, though the latter thought it not poetry.

Title: The Spleen and other poems.

Author Name: GREEN, Matthew.

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: Kensington [London], Cayme Press: 1925

Seller ID: 34583

Keywords: english literature literature poetry private press,