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English and Latin poems, original and translated.

Latham, John.

Published by Pr. by T. Richards, [London], 1853
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"Not published" and "In Memoriam," stated on title-page. Printed after the author's death on 30 January 1853. The poems are "devotional and domestic, the best being on the death of his wife. He translated into English verse a long passage of Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered," and one of his best Latin poems is a translation of the "Song of Judith." His poems contain many reminiscences of Cowper, and while often graceful have seldom any higher merit" (DNB). Includes a "memoir" (on pp. i?xxvi) of John Latham's life. 12mo. [6], xxxvi, 249, [1] pp. Publisher's blue cloth, rebacked with cloth tape, hinges (inside) reinforced; spine with inked title and author's name and paper shelving label; soiled, corners worn. Signatures loose (pp. 81-112) or loosening. Title-page and several other pages rubber-stamped. Library charge pocket on rear free endpaper. Complete. Bookseller Inventory # 8222

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Title: English and Latin poems, original and ...

Publisher: Pr. by T. Richards, [London]

Publication Date: 1853

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