The Pleasures of the Imagination and Other Poems

New York: R & W.A. Bartow & Co., 1822. Leather_bound. 24mo. (3 7/8" x 5 1/2") in original three quarter red morocco over dark green paper covered boards. Spine lettered and ornately stamped in gilt. Marbled endpapers. Frontispiece engraving of Akenside. 144 pp. Early American printing containing the title work in four "books" (originally in three) plus additional odes. Very good, boards rubbed and wear to the extremities. Presnetation inscription dated 1842 from a teacher to his student on first blank. Mark Akenside was an 18th century British physician and poet; "Pleasures of Imagination", originally published in 1744, was his most famous work and very popular in its time. Very Good. Item #E13747

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