Odes; on Various Subjects. Joseph Warton.

Odes; on Various Subjects

London: R. Dodsley, 1746. First Edition. Small 4to, 47pp; modern cloth. Old mend to a tear on the last leaf, with a paper overlay applied to the blank verso; cloth covers heavily darkened, as if burned, at edges, though internally the pages remain largely clean an undamaged, save for a few that show some smoky soil toward edges. Item #205791

Includes Warton's "Advertisement," with its declaration of commitment to "Invention and Imagination" in poetry, described by Hayward as a key forerunner of the Romantic movement. Hayward 169.

Price: $450.00

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