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ROGERS, Samuel. Poems.

London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies...by T. Bensley, 1812. First edition.
8vo. [8], 267pp, [1]. With numerous engravings in the text. Handsomely bound in contemporary black morocco, tooled in gilt and blind, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary manuscript poem to verso of FFEP, occasional light spotting.
A handsomely bound copy of the collected poetical works of Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), which includes 'The Pleasures of Memory', the discursive poem first printed in 1792 from which he made his name. Upon the death of Wordsworth, Rogers was offered, but declined, the position of Poet Laureate.
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref: 20396