Odes to Kien Long, The Present Emperor of China; with The Quakers, a Tale; To a Fly, Drowned in a Bowl of Punch; Ode to MacManus, Townsend, and Jealous, the Thief-Takers; to Caelia--To a Pretty Milliner--To the Fleas of Teneriffe--to Sir William Hamilton--To My Candle, &c. &c. &c. Peter Pindar, pseud. of John Wolcott.
Odes to Kien Long, The Present Emperor of China; with The Quakers, a Tale; To a Fly, Drowned in a Bowl of Punch; Ode to MacManus, Townsend, and Jealous, the Thief-Takers; to Caelia--To a Pretty Milliner--To the Fleas of Teneriffe--to Sir William Hamilton--To My Candle, &c. &c. &c.
Odes to Kien Long, The Present Emperor of China; with The Quakers, a Tale; To a Fly, Drowned in a Bowl of Punch; Ode to MacManus, Townsend, and Jealous, the Thief-Takers; to Caelia--To a Pretty Milliner--To the Fleas of Teneriffe--to Sir William Hamilton--To My Candle, &c. &c. &c.

Odes to Kien Long, The Present Emperor of China; with The Quakers, a Tale; To a Fly, Drowned in a Bowl of Punch; Ode to MacManus, Townsend, and Jealous, the Thief-Takers; to Caelia--To a Pretty Milliner--To the Fleas of Teneriffe--to Sir William Hamilton--To My Candle, &c. &c. &c.

New Edition. Good. Item #5037

London / Edinburgh: H.D. Symonds / Robertson and Berry, 1792. New Edition. Quarto; [ii], 77pp +1 ads. Green paper-covered boards with white cloth spine. Front board and endpapers completely detached, with back board becoming so but still holding by a few inches of cloth. Covers edgeworn, scuffed, smudged, and ringstained. Title page foxed, with a few smudges and old, small inkspots. Interior foxing diminished, and largely in margins. Page binding is holding soundly, with pages unmarked except for author attribution in pencil on the title page.

Collection of satirical poems by John Wolcot, who wrote under the pseudonym Peter Pindar. From the estate of author, columnist, and speechwriter William Safire.

Price: $80.00