London: Edward Moxon, 1854. Campbell, Thomas; Hill, Rev. W.A. The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell. Edward Moxon. London. 1854. Illustrated with thirty-seven woodcuts from designs by Harvey.  Full frontice portrait. v-lxvii. chapter break and analysis. B2. pp.4-465. . Bound in full morrocco with heavy gilt detail. Gilt rules to front and back boards, as well as decorative panel to each. Five raised bands and six segements, decorated with gilt detail and blind tooling. Title design and "illustrated" in bottom section. Gift inscription, as shown. Gilt page edges. Minor foxing to some pages but does not impact readability of text.
Campbell's Poetical Works are heavily influenced by his surroundings, travelling abroad create some of his most well-known pieces, such as "Ye Mariners of England", "Pleasures of Hope" and "Hohenlinden". These focused on topics surounding current events and influenced by social and military elements. Despite growing popularity, few readers knew much of Campbell's work beyond these.
Thomas Campbell (1777-1844) was a Scottish poet, champion of education and founder of the Clarence Club. Educated at the University of Glasgow, Campbell was a contemporary of Sir Walter Scott, Francis Jeffrey and Henry Brougham. Item #405
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