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OXFORD PRIZE POEMS
Oxford prize poems: being a collection of such English poems as have at various times obtained prizes in the University of Oxford.
Oxford printed for J. Parker; F. and C. Rivington, and Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, London, 1807.
[6], 106, 22 p. ; 16.8 cm. (8º)

Verso of half-title: Printed by S. Collingwood. Poems awarded prizes in 1768, 1771, 1772, 1791, 1803, 1806. Each poem with a dated half-title. Contents: The conquest of Quebec, by Middleton Howard. -- The love of our country, by Christopher Butson. -- Beneficial effects of inoculation, by William Lipscomb. -- The aboriginal Britons, by George Richards. -- Palestine, by Reginald Heber. -- A recommendation of the study of the remains of Ancient Grecian and Roman architecture, sculpture, and painting, by John Wilson. Appended to some copies including the Soane copy is the poem for 1807, with dated half-title and separate pagination and register: Moses under the direction of divine providence, conducting the Children of Israel from Egypt to the Promised Land, by Matthew Rolleston.

Copy Notes Partly unopened.

Binding Publisher's original C19th lemon-yellow paper boards, printed paper spine-label reading 'Oxford Prize Poems'.

Reference Number 1051


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