1709 The Duel of the Stags, A Poem, together with an Epistle to the Author
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An excellent example of one of three pirate editions of this poem produced by H. Hill this year.
ESTC Citation No. T34995, with leaves A2-4 signed, and the last word of page 9 reading 'bred'.
A playwright and politician, Robert Howard fought for the Royalist cause during the English Civil War.
Howard, who had acted as Dryden's patron for some time, went on to have a public dispute with him over the use of rhyme in drama, but they were reconciled before Howard's death, in 1698.
Rebound in marbled paper covered boards, with endpapers renewed. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages age toned, with light spotting. Two ink initials to title page.
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