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Author Name    Bowring, John

Title   Wybor Poezyi Polskiey - specimens of the Polish Poets; with notes and observations on the literature of Poland

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good-

Publisher   London Printed for the author, and sold by Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; and Rowland Hunter 1827

Seller ID   14265

Plain grey boards in clar plastic film; a little marked; slightly darkened. Backstrip, boards and binding intact, though with very slight wear to head and tail of spine. Titling: blk txt on off-white panel near head of spine - slightly worn, but details very legible. Bookplate on front pastedown; pencil notes on fep. pp supple. Frontispice is fold-out engraving of the Polish song "Piesn Boga Rodzica". This was the first collection of Polish poetry in English, and Includes poems by the great Polish writers Jan Kochanowski (1530-1584), Szymon Szymonowic (1558-1629), Szymon Zimorowic (1604-1629), Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski (1595-1640), Jan Gawinski, Ignacy Krasicki (1734-1801), Tomasz Kajetan Wegierski (1756-1787), Julian Ursyn Niemcewicz, Kazimierz Brodzinski, and Lach Szyrma. ; 8vo (4 1/2" x 7"); 227 pages

Price = 125.00 GBP

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