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The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. with The Virtuoso - A Fragment Never Before Published and the Life of the Author by  Mark Akenside - Hardcover - Early - 1814 - from SRG Antiquarian Books and

The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. with The Virtuoso - A Fragment Never Before Published and the Life of the Author

by Akenside, Mark

Condition: Very Good+

1811 - The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. with The Virtuoso, A Fragment Never Before Published and The Life of the Author. Printed by J. Seeley, Buckingham; for Suttaby, Evance, and Co. Crosby and Co. and Scatchard and Letterman, London, 1811.**
**A second engraved title page precedes the 1811 one and has a date of 1814...see photos please.**

"Dr Akenside was a man of religion, and strict virtue; a philosopher, a scholar and a fine poet "(from his biography). He rose to the level of one of her Majesty's physicians. He died at the age of 49, leaving a legacy of poetry not to be overlooked!
The table of contents includes: Life of Mark Akenside, The Pleasures of the Imagination as first published, The Pleasures of Imagination on an enlarged plan, Odes on several subject book one and book two, Inscriptions, and The Virtuoso.

Condition: A beautiful hardcover 1811/1814 leather edition of Akenside's poems awaits! Clean interior text block, original hand stitched headbands and the re-applied original spine piece. Inscription from Liverpool photographed is from 1814. Marbled page edges still present.

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  • Bookseller: SRG Antiquarian Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 345002345
  • Title: The Poetical Works of Mark Akenside, M.D. with The Virtuoso - A Fragment Never Before Published and the Life of the Author
  • Author: Akenside, Mark
  • Format/binding: Full Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Early
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed by J. Seely, Buckingham for Suttaby, Evance, and Co Crosby and Co and Scatchard and Letterman
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1814
  • Keywords: Akenside, Virtuoso, J. Seeley, English Poetry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Early 19th Century Literature;
  • Size: 48mo


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