A small collection of 25 Pindarique Odes that were separately published between 1680 and 1750 (with a few later), mainly in English by various hands, viz: John Dryden, William Congreve, Thomas D'Urfey, Thomas Flatman, John Wilson, Anne Finch Winchilsea, Christopher Anstey. There are also examples of Pindarique Odes in Italian, German, Spanish, and Latin
by PINDARIQUE ODES
London and elsewhere: Various publishers, 1681-1800, 1681. All first or early editions. Overall condition is very good; a detailed list is available upon request.. 25 titles in bound volumes, disbound volumes, and pamphlets. A fine collection of examples of the Pindarique Ode, named for Greek poet Pindar (c. 522-433 BC) who was famous for lyric poems which celebrated momentous events and heroic achievements. The form was widely admired and imitated, most notably by Horace, but also much later by numerous English poets in the 17th and early 18th centuries. (Inventory #: 27214)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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