George Cawthorn, 1801. Item #305
SHEFFIELD, John. THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN SHEFFIELD, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM. With The Life Of The Author. London: George Cawthorn, 1801. 24mo., green quarter-calf leather & marbled boards; 168 pages. Later Edition. Small, personal bookplate of well-known book collector Grenville Kane on front pastedown. Sheffield was a poet and notable Tory politician of the late Stuart period, who served as Lord Privy Seal and Lord President of the Council. Very Good (some scuffing edges, ink name). $50.00.