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AKENSIDE, Mark (1721--1770)
The pleasures of imagination. A poem. In three books.
London: printed for R. Dodsley, 1744.
125, [3] p. ; 24.5 cm. (4°)

Anonymous. The first major work of Mark Akenside, a physician and poet from Newcastle upon Tyne. There were pirated editions (Newcastle and Glasgow), a Dublin edition and two further Dodsley editions in the same year. ESTC t54251; Foxon A140.

Copy Notes Imperfect; wanting half-title and final advertisement leaf. Bound in a pamphlet volume with other works in verse.

Binding C18th half sheep, marbled-papr boards, gilt-ruled spine, gilt-lettered 'Poems'.

Reference Number 4004


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