SERMO PEDESTRIS by KING, William (1685-1763)


Edition: First printing

Londini [London]: T. Cooper, 1739. pp [4, title, dedication], 12, untrimmed. Disbound, light yellowing to first and and the last leaf; small narrow white spots at top margin of first page, else a VG or better copy, sewing still sound. Anonymously published , this Latin poem was written by Dr William King, an English satirist, Jacobite, and miscellaneous writer; Principal of St Mary Hall, Oxford. There was an "Edition altera" published later in 1739. NCBEL 2, 555. COPAC locates two copies (Cambridge, British Library) of this first edition, and 5 copies of the second edition.; Folio

Book ID: 26716
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