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Author: Crowe, William
Title: Lewesdon Hill
Place Published: Oxford
Publisher:Clarendon Press
Date Published: 1788
Description:


28 pages. (4to) disbound in recent marbled wrappers, Second Edition.



The best known poem by Crowe (1745-1829) a reflection on nature, which was admired by many of his contemporaries, among them Coleridge and Wordsworth. The first edition of Lewesdon Hill was published anonymously after which a second edition was demanded and printed in that same year. Crowe was a minister and public orator at Oxford.

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Condition

Paper repair to the margin of the title-page; first and final leaves a little foxed; very good.

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18th c. poem reflecting on nature

Estimate $10 - $100Nov 07
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