Prince Arthur.

BLACKMORE, Richard.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Awnsham and John Churchil
Date Published: 1695

Description: An Heroick Poem. In Ten Books... To which is added, an Index, Explaining the Names of Countries, Cities, and Rivers, &c. [20], 296, [4]pp. Folio, full early calf with blind-stamped border on covers and ornate gilt-stamped spine with red morocco label (leather is well-rubbed and edgeworn but solid; several early inked names on endpapers and title page which is also lightly foxed, otherwise quite clean). London: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchil, 1695. Second edition, corrected. VEry good.

Comments: Blackmore (1654-1729) was the personal physician to Queen Anne and William III who was also a popular and prolific writer, much admired by contemporaries such as John Locke & Samuel Johnson. This is his first and best known work, an epic recount of the Arthurian legend. Wing B3081; Lowndes 211.

Edition: Second
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 166075


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