Lot 265 of 302:
Charles Churchill's Farewell to England's corruption  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$36
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$10 - $100

Title:
The Farewell. A Poem

Author:
Churchill, Charles

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed for the Author

Date:
1764

Description:

24 pages. (4to) modern marbled wrappers. First Edition.

One of Churchill's last poems. The titular farewell is a metaphorical one, as the poet expounds on his plans to quit the corruption of England for some purer locale. Soon afterwards Churchill travelled to France to visit the exiled John Wilkes and almost immediately died in Boulogne.


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Condition:
Near fine.

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Item number:
308688
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