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Pleasures of Hope

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Pleasures of Hope

With other poems

Thomas Campbell

Mundell & Son; Longman & Rees; and J Wright, London, 1802: 6th edition, corrected and enlarged.

Hardback; 100 x 160 mm; black boards with titles in gold on spine; 157 pages, all edges gilt; decorative endpapers; integral cloth bookmark. No dust jacket.

The book is in good condition. The binding is sound. Some wear to the covers and joints. Some tanning and foxing of the front and back matter, and pencil annotation (10/6) on the verso of the front free endpaper.
Thomas Campbell (1777 – 1844) was a Scottish poet. He was a founder and the first President of the Clarence Club and a co-founder of the Literary Association of the Friends of Poland, he was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became University College London. In 1799, he wrote "The Pleasures of Hope", a traditional 18th-century didactic poem in heroic couplets. He also produced several stirring patriotic war songs — "Ye Mariners of England", "The Soldier's Dream", "Hohenlinden" and in 1801, "The Battle of Mad and Strange Turkish Princes".


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Author(s):
Thomas Campbell
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
100 x 160 mm
Edition:
1802: 6th edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Mundell & Son; Longman & Rees and; J Wright, London
Title:
Pleasures of Hope

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Pleasures of Hope

With other poems

Thomas Campbell

Mundell & Son; Longman & Rees; and J Wright, London, 1802: 6th edition, corrected and enlarged.

Hardback; 100 x 160 mm; black boards with titles in gold on spine; 157 pages, all edges gilt; decorative endpapers; integral cloth bookmark. No dust jacket.

The book is in good condition. The binding is sound. Some wear to the covers and joints. Some tanning and foxing of the front and back matter, and pencil annotation (10/6) on the verso of the front free endpaper.
Thomas Campbell (1777 – 1844) was a Scottish poet. He was a founder and the first President of the Clarence Club and a co-founder of the Literary Association of the Friends of Poland, he was also one of the initiators of a plan to found what became University College London. In 1799, he wrote "The Pleasures of Hope", a traditional 18th-century didactic poem in heroic couplets. He also produced several stirring patriotic war songs — "Ye Mariners of England", "The Soldier's Dream", "Hohenlinden" and in 1801, "The Battle of Mad and Strange Turkish Princes".


Author(s):
Thomas Campbell
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
100 x 160 mm
Edition:
1802: 6th edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
157
Publisher:
Mundell & Son; Longman & Rees and; J Wright, London
Title:
Pleasures of Hope

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