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Author Biddle, Horace P. (Horace Peters), 1811-1900.

Title Amatories / by an amateur.

Imprint Mundus : Eros and Anteros, Aphrodite and Psyche, Venus, Cupid, and Hymen, anno mundi 5883 [1879]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Haldeman-Julius Collection Oversize  808.81 Am15    ---  Lib Use Only
Description ix, 156 p. ; 32 cm.
Note "This book is not published. Only ten copies printed."
Biddle is the supposed compiler. Fictitious imprint, possibly printed by Robert Clarke & Co., Cincinnati. There is a presentation copy of a later edition from the author to Robert Clarke.
Another edition of 100 copies was printed in "anno mundi 5885" (i.e. 1881), 22 cm., 172 p. It omits a few poems from this edition and has an additional section entitled "didactic."
Contents Preface -- The conciliation -- Invocation -- Dedication -- Love's excuse -- Anacreontics -- Miscellanies -- The Bath -- Notes.
Subject Love poetry.
English poetry.

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