The Poetical Decameron, or Ten Conversations on English poets and Poetry, particularly of the reigns of Elizabeth and James I. Payne Collier, ohn.
The Poetical Decameron, or Ten Conversations on English poets and Poetry, particularly of the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.

The Poetical Decameron, or Ten Conversations on English poets and Poetry, particularly of the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.

Edinburgh: printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co., London, 1820.

Two vols., sm. 8vo, xlv, (i), 336; (ii), 353 pp., half-titles present. Early half green morocco, marbled boards, gilt tops, backstrips faded as usual, minor scuffing to the leather, internally a very fine copy. Bookplate with monogram SII in each volume.

§ First edition. Collier's second proper book, in which he wrote of many of the less well-known Elizabethan poets. Also contains two mentions of Thomas Frognall Dibdin. CBEL3, IV, 2682; Freeman and Freeman, John Payne Collier, A3. Item #124390

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