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HERBERT, The Hon. William. PIA DELLA PIETRA. A Tale £ 100.00

Bound with Iris published York 1826. London. John Murray. 1820. pp. 47, 2 leaves from Hedin, 15 of Iris. Half title and title page at the beginning for Tales. 8vo. Disbound. p. 11 stamped Merchantile Library, Philada. Herbert was a contributor to the Edinburgh Review and so attracted Byron's attention in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers 'Herbert shall wield Thor's hammer, and sometimes/ In gratitude thou'lt praise his rugged rhymes.' The footnote explains that ' Mr Herbert is a Translator of Icelandic and other poetry. One of the principal pieces is a "Song on the Recovery of Thor's Hammer;" the translation is a pleasant chaunt in the vulgar tongue, ...'

Order Number: 35756

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