1826 The Chase, and Other Poems
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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
A charming miniature edition from the publishers 'Diamond Poets' series.
Illustrated with a frontispiece and an engraved title.
'The Chase' is Somervile's most popular and well known poem, written in blank verse. The poem's subject is sports, and Somervile wrote the poem with great enthusiasm.
Written by William Somervile, an English poet. His other poems include 'The Two Springs', 'Hobbinol', and 'Field Sports'.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing to the boards and spine. A small amount of loss to the spine label and to the head of the spine. Crack to the front joint and tail of the rear joint. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very lightly age-toned with a few scattered spots.
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