Original Poems, and Translations, In Two Volumes. [Vol. I: Containing, Verses in praise of Mr. Dryden and Poems on Several Occasions. Vol. II: Translations from Homer, Theocritus, Lucretius, and Horace].

London. N.p. Printed in the Year, 1777. 16mo, 15.5cm, 2 volumes in One, x,320 & xi,321p., in full contemporary calf, real raised bands, dark crimson morocco label, front board carefully re-glued and holding, very good (ds1). - An early collection of Dryden's works "detach'd from the compositions of inferior writers, with which most of them have been blended in the Miscellanies.". (The editors, in the preface). Dryden's works have been noted for corruptions by editors, in the Miscellanies by Jacob Tonson, the publisher of the early posthumous editions. The second volume contains Dryden's original preface. Item #29698

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