[Sammelband of pamphlet poetry, including epistles relating to the Mississippi Bubble and South Sea Company, as well as four poems by John Gay]
London: 1715-1721. Together, 9 works in one volume, 8vo. Collations as below.
Contemporary panelled calf, spine with raised bands, red morocco lettering piece.
Provenance: Nathaniel Thorn (engraved bookseller's label); Robert Warner (signature dated 1727)
Sammelband of early 18th century English poetry, including works relating to the South Sea Company and the Mississippi Bubble.
GAY, John. The Shepherd's Week. In Six Pastorals . Jacob Thompson, 1721. , 60, pp. Engraved frontispiece and six plates (included in pagination). Without the half-title. Foxon G74; ESTC T13918.
GAY, John. Two Epistles; One, to the Right Honourable Richard Earl of Burlington; the other, to a Lady . Bernard Lintott, 1715. 36pp. Without the final ad leaves. Foxon G88; ESTC T13938.
GAY, John. The What D'Ye Call It: a Tragi-Comi-Pastoral Farce . Bernard Lintott, . ,41,pp. Engraved frontispiece. ESTC T13939.
GAY, John. Trivia: Or, the Art of Walking the Streets of London . Bernard Lintott, . , 80, pp. Title with engraved vignette. Foxon G81; ESTC T13930.
RAMSAY, Allan. Wealth, or the Woody: A Poem on the South-Sea ... second edition, corrected . T. Jauncy, 1720. 18, 11-23, pp. Foxon R107; ESTC T140396.
AMHURST, Nicholas. An Epistle (with a Petition in it) to Sir John Blunt, Bart., one of the Directors of the South-Sea Company ... The second edition. R. Francklin, 1720. 18, pp. Half-title. With only one of three ad leaves in the rear. Foxon A197; ESTC T94046; Goldsmiths' 5715.
RAMSAY, Allan. Patie and Roger: A Pastoral, in the Scots Dialect . J. Pemberton, 1720. vii, , 23, pp. Foxon R77; ESTC N11180.
[BOCKETT, Elias]. Yea and Nay Stock-Jobbers, or the 'Change-Alley Quakers Anatomiz'd. In a Burlesque Epistle to a Friend at Sea. J. Roberts, A. Dodd & J. Billingsly, 1720. 32pp. Half-title. Foxon B308; ESTC T109160; Kress S.2846.
[CENTLIVRE, Susanna]. A Woman's Case: in a Epistle to Charles Joye, Esq., Deputy-Governor of the South-Sea, by Mrs Cent-Livre. E. Curll, 1720. , 13, , pp. Half-title and a final advertisement leaf. Foxon C97; ESTC N24952; Kress S.2857.