London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
Carminum rariorum macaronicarum delectus: in usum ludorum Apollinarium. Edinburgh: G. Ramsay and Co. for P. Hill, 1813. 8°. Half-title (a little staining in first few leaves). Contemporary half calf (spine rather worn). Provenance: Signed by the editor JK on title-verso and on last page and an erratum corrected in his hand.
Second edition of this collection of macaronic verse. On pp.138-40 is a poem in 10 stanzas entitled 'Song in Praise of Gowfing, Composed for the Blackheath Club, in the Neighbourhood of London, and often Sung with Great Spirit at the Celebration of the Ludi Apollinares of Edinburgh'.
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