The Poetic Mirror, or The Living Bards of Britain.

  • [Hogg, James]
  • London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1816
  • Todd and Bowden 491S)1.


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FIRST EDITION, 12mo, pp. [ii], iv, [ii], 275, [1]. Contemporary calf, boards bordered with a gilt roll, spine divided by gilt rolls, red morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt, marbled edges. Somewhat shaken, some scattered soiling. A little scratched, extremities rubbed. Gift inscription to half-title: ‘To Miss Agnes Walkinshaw from E.H.’


A spoof anthology from the pen of James Hogg, who has parodied Byron, Scott, Coleridge, Southey and himself, contributing under his own name a long poem in Scots about a cat.

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