[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, octavo. 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.