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    [Lansdowne, George Granville, Baron]. Poems upon Several Occasions. London: For J. Tonson, 1712. 8vo. A2, a2, B-R8, S6. [8], 267, [1]p. 1/4 modern calf, brown cloth boards. Banded spine with title in gilt lettering. Red speckled edges. Light browning, especially around edges, foxing and occasional dampstains. Library stamp on top and bottom edges. Initials On A1 in old hand. Perforated library stamp on A2, serial number stamped on A2 and D3. From the Krown & Spellman Collection. Krown & Spellman retail: $275.00


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    George Granville (1667-1735) succeeded Walpole as British secretary of war and remained in favor until the accsession of George I.  As a poet he tended to imitate the style of Waller, even the faults.  He was the first patron of Pope.              



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