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Poetical Works of Mark Akenside M.D. - Two Volumes

By: Akenside, Mark

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Apollo: 1781

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 005990

Condition: Very Good

Mark Akenside was a British poet and Physician. He is best known for his poem 'The Pleasures of Imagination', an eclectic philosophical essay in poetic form. It was first published in 1744 in three books and a fourth book was added later. The whole poem was extensively revised and it finally appeared posthumously in 1772. These two small volumes are a later printing (1781) of this work from 1772. These books are classic 32mo in size which is quite small (3 1/4" wide by 5" tall"). They are bound in half calf over marbled boards. The spine labels are red morroco. The bindings are tig... View more info