Rejected Addresses, or the new Theatrum Poetarum. James and Horatio Smith.

Rejected Addresses, or the new Theatrum Poetarum.

London: Printed for John Miller, 1813.

Eleventh edition. xvi, 127 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Contemporary maroon half calf and marbled. With ownership signature of Shropshire poet, John F.M. Dovatson Item #226789

Parodies of contemporary poets including Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, Scott, and Crabbe; apparently Campbell complained of not being included

This copy has an interesting provenance, with the ownership signature of the Shropshire poet and ornithologist, John Freeman Milward Dovaston, (1782-1854). "It is rather for his pioneer experiments in ornithology and his friendship with Thomas Bewick that Dovaston is principally notable ... his library of over 3000 volumes was dispersed by auction in 1910." - DNB.

Price: $100.00