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A poem on Portsdown Hill : with a historical essay on poetry : dedicated (by permission) to Sir George Thomas Staunton, Bart., M.P.

Author: J W Wakely
Publisher: Portsea [England] : Printed by H.H. Roe, North Street, MDXXXLX [1840]
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: George Thomas Staunton, Sir; Francis Austen, Sir.; James King
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Wakely
OCLC Number: 191026235
Notes: At head of printed subscriber list (p. i) is name of brother of Jane Austen, for 5 copies: Austen, Vice Admiral, Sir Francis, K.C.B., Portsdown Lodge.
"Since this poem was sent to press, I have been favored with the sight of a poem published some time since, entitled, 'Leigh Park,' by Mr. J. King. Had I known that, that poem was in existence, I would not have attempted this ... It is the height of my ambition if this poem contains any of the beauty and harmonious language of that"--"Postscript."
Description: xvi, [17]-33, [1] p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: Subscribers --
To Sir G.T. Staunton, Bart., M.P., L.L.D., F.R.S. --
Preface --
An essay on poetry --
Portsdown Hill: a poem --
Postscript.
Responsibility: by J.W. Wakely.

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