WOMEN WRITERS OF THE 18TH AND EARLY 19TH-CENTURIES -- Poems by Eminent Ladies, London: R. Baldwin, 1755. 2 volumes, 12° (163 x 98mm.). (Occasional light spotting and marginal browning). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spines with raised bands and red and green morocco lettering-pieces. (Rubbed). Provenance: Samuel Heacock Hammond 1756 (signature on front free endpaper).
[MONK, Mary] Marinda. Poems and Translations upon Several Occasions, London: J. Tonson, 1716. 8° (188 x 115mm.). Engraved initials and headpieces, 4-pages publisher's advertisements at end. Contemporary calf gilt. (Upper joints split, rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: George Lovell (contemporary signature on title). FIRST EDITION. Foxon p.474.
With Martha Fowke's The Epistles of Clio and Strephon (London, 1720), Elizabeth Rowe's The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse (London, 1739, 2 vols.), Elizabeth Tolley's Poems on Several Occasions, with Anne Boleyn to King Henry VIII, an Epistle (London, 1755), Elizabeth Carter's Poems on Several Occasions (London, 1762), Dorothy Dubois's Poems on Several Occasions. By a Lady of Quality (Dublin, 1764), Miss Whateley's Original Poems on Several Occasions (London, 1764), Hester Mulso Chapone's Miscellanies in Prose and Verse (London, 1775), Helen Maria Williams's Poems (London, 1786, 2 vols. in one), Charlotte Smith's Elegiac Sonnets ... the Fifth Edition (London, 1789), Mary Robinson's Sappho and Phaon. In a Series of Legitimate Sonnets (London, 1796), the same author's The Widow, or a Picture of Modern Times. A Novel in a Series of Letters (London, 1794, 2 vols.), and Jane Porter's The Scottish Chiefs, a Romance (London, 1810, 5 vols.), all bound in contemporary calf. (21)