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ROGERS, Samuel. Poems.

London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1820. New edition.
8vo. [8], 251pp, [1]. With a half-title, numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled straight-grain burgundy morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to half-title, lightly foxed.
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.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 20496