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Fox (Charles James) 2 Autograph manuscript poems in
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Fox (Charles James, politician, 1749-1806) 2 Autograph manuscript poems in Italian, signed by Fox ("C.J. Fox") at the head of each, 3pp., 8vo, remains of old mount on blank (fourth) side, n.d. [c. 1800].

⁂ The poems are La Gelosia [Jealousy], 24 lines, and Il piacere [pleasure] & Il Desire (corrected in another hand to Desiderio) [desire]. The hand which has corrected Il Desire adds "translation / From / M G Lewis", i.e. presumably Matthew Gregory ("Monk") Lewis (1775-1818), although the connection is unclear.
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Fox (Charles James) 2 Autograph manuscript poems in

Estimate £600 - £800
Feb 10, 2022
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Fox (Charles James, politician, 1749-1806) 2 Autograph manuscript poems in Italian, signed by Fox ("C.J. Fox") at the head of each, 3pp., 8vo, remains of old mount on blank (fourth) side, n.d. [c. 1800].

⁂ The poems are La Gelosia [Jealousy], 24 lines, and Il piacere [pleasure] & Il Desire (corrected in another hand to Desiderio) [desire]. The hand which has corrected Il Desire adds "translation / From / M G Lewis", i.e. presumably Matthew Gregory ("Monk") Lewis (1775-1818), although the connection is unclear.

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