ROGERS, Samuel. ~ Poems on various Occasions. Consisting of original Pieces, and Translations from some of the most admired Latin Classics: with the original Text, and copious notes, Historical, Mythological, and Critical, Designed as an agreeable Companion to such as wish to recover their Knowledge of the Roman Language. The whole interspersed with reflections, remarks, and anecdotes, pointed to the present times... Bath:R. Cruttwell, and published by T. Shrimpton: sold in London by J. Dodsley, Pall-Mall; C. Dilly, Poultry; and W. Goldsmith, Pater-Noster-Row, [ 1782].
2 vols, 8vo (174 × 105 mm), pp. xxxii, , 304; xviii, , 340, plus engraved portrait. Complete with half-titles. Slightly browned, portrait waterstained. Lately rebound in half calf.
First edition. The subscribers included Samuel Johnson.
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