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Sorrows. Sacred to the Memory of Penelope.

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Sorrows. Sacred to the Memory of Penelope.

By Brooke Boothby


This is one of the most remarkable volumes of poetry published during the late 18th century, and almost certainly the most finely illustrated, with numerous engraved illustrations including the stunning frontispiece after Fuseli and others after Reynolds. ┬áThe Boothbys were arch-romantics and devo…

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Early Modern18th centuryEnglish LiteratureEnglish PoetryUntrimmedFirst EditionsRousseauEmileRomanticRomanticismHenry FuseliJoshua ReynoldsMeningitisEducationPedagogy


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