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The Works of Richard Owen Cambridge, Esq.

  • Author:
    Cambridge, Richard Owen
  • Publisher:
    Gregg International Publishers Ltd, Farnborough, 1971
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Including Several Pieces Never Before Published: with An Account of His Life and Character by His Son, George Owen Cambridge, M.A. Prebendary of Ely. 1971 Facsimile of the 1803 edition, printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincoln's Inn Fields: and sold by T. Cadell and W. Davies in The Strand; and T. Payne at The Mews-Gate. Hardback. lxxvii, 1 - 224, [10], 249 - 507pp - presumably following the original pagination complete with this misnumbering - the book is complete and correct. Dark grey boards with gilt to spine. No jacket. Cambridge (1717 - 1802) was a British poet. educated at Eton and St John's College, Oxford. After leaving University without completing his degree he lived in Lincoln's Inn for several years before marrying and returning to his country seat at Whitminster, Gloucestershire. His major work is 'Scribleriad', a mock epic poem. In 1751 he moved to Twickenham and enjoyed the society of many notables of the age, including Horace Walpole. Sixteen engravings (one of which is a fold-out illustration). Book in very good condition and unread. Just a little soiling to text block edges. Internally very clean and bright.
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