An Ode to the Country Gentlemen of England.
London, England: R. And J. Dodsley in Pall-mall: And Sold By M. Cooper in Pater-noster Row, 1758. F. 11 pages; one of the writings of Mark Akenside (1721-1770) British poet and physician "...The Romantics were particularly attracted by the emphasis Akenside placed on the imagination and his active engagement with aesthetic and epistemological theory. Editions of his works appeared frequently until the last quarter of the nineteenth century..." (Robin Dix in the ODNB); approx. 7 1/4" x 9 3/4" size; bound in printed paper self-wraps, titled with a printers' ornament; some edge, tips wear, browning to the margins, especially the cover; little bit of creasing to cover, spotting; text with a good dark letter impression; in very good condition. Item #24144