The Lay of the Laureate. Carmen Nuptiale …

London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown … 1816.

12mo., pp. [4], 77, [1]; some offsetting from the turn-ins, maroon half calf, spine lettered gilt, extremities rubbed; booklabel of the Earl of Eglinton.


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First trade edition of Southey’s laureate ode on the occasion of the marriage of Princess Charlotte to Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg, dedicated to her. There was also a private edition in octavo on large paper. Tinker 1962.

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