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Complete in 5 volumes. Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Very attractive dark green morocco leather with raised banding, gilt lettering and decorations to spine, and gilt decorative paneled boards. Green/grey endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good conditions. Some rubbing and minor bumps to corners and corners of spines. Some minor rubbing to edges. Some darkening to spines. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Some darkening to frontis plate in vol.1. Some neat pencil notes/lines to margins, else pages all very clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight set. 541pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait in volume 1. Wolcot left a medical career in Jamaica to become the most feared satiric pen of his time. The politicians and literary figures of his day were subjected to acid ridicule and censure. This edition is favoured by scholars because of its large type and the extensive index.
Title: The Works of Peter Pindar. To Which Are Prefixed Memoirs of the Author's Life. A new edition, revised and corrected. With a copious Index. In Five Volumes.
Publisher: London, Printed for J. Walker, Robinson &c, &c..., 1812:
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Keywords: Literature Literature, Fine Binding, satire, pindar, john wolcot, works, life, five vols, walker, robinson, 1812, leather