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The connection of Bath with the literature and science of England: a paper read before the literary and philosophical association of the Bath Institution on November 6, 1826; (bound with) The literature and literati of Bath: An essay, read at the literary club, November 13, 1852

HUNTER, Rev. Joseph; MONKLAND, G[eorge]

Published by R. E. Peach (Pocock's Library); and London: J.H. Parker, Bath, 1854
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Separate titles to each work. With An interesting newspaper clipping pasted onto the final page of the first book above the errata. Attractively bound in full polished calf with gilt border, blind frames, gilt rolled board edges, and blind rolled dentelles, spine with raised gilt-ruled bands and gilt label on spine; bookplate of Arnold Thackray on the flyleaf. First editions. The first work is divided into three parts, consisting of a brief essay detailing the origin of the Royal Literary and Scientific Institution of Bath, a paper (originally given in 1826) on Bath's connection to the literary and scientific achievements of England, and separate annotations to that paper. The second work provides a wonderful overview of the chief writers and poets associated with Bath (of which there were many), including major names like Jane Austen, Alexander Pope, and Sir Walter Scott. It includes an author index for easy reference. Bookseller Inventory # 15001

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Title: The connection of Bath with the literature ...

Publisher: R. E. Peach (Pocock's Library); and London: J.H. Parker, Bath

Publication Date: 1854


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