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The Satires Of Juvenal Paraphrastically Imitated, And Adapted to the Times. With A Preface

JUVENAL. (Decimus Junius)] GREENE (Edward Burnaby)

Published by J. Ridley, London, 1763
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Octavo, original speckled calf newly and finely rebacked period style, bookplate of the Lancashire historian, R. Sharpe France, lovely copy complete with half title and errata leaf. Greene's critical essay and preface outline line his plan of the work and he states, "As to my plan in general, I cannot say but that I met with many difficulties in the execution of it." He praises Pope but condemns Swift, and fills his poetical paraphrase with Brown. Garrick, Pope, Dryden, Hume, Shebbeare, and many, many others. ESTC t 123148 locates only two examples in the United Kingdom of this rare early piece, Greene's second publication. First (sole) edition. Very rare. Because of the value of this item, extra postal insurance or registry fees may be required. Bookseller Inventory # 0594

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Title: The Satires Of Juvenal Paraphrastically ...

Publisher: J. Ridley, London

Publication Date: 1763

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