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Poems By Goldsmith And Parnell / The Chase. A Poem., Goldsmith, Oliver and T. Parnell / William Somerville

Author Name    Goldsmith, Oliver and T. Parnell / William Somerville

Title   Poems By Goldsmith And Parnell / The Chase. A Poem.

Binding   Hardback

Book Condition   Good+

Edition   First thus

Publisher   London W. Bulmer & Co - Shakespeare Printing Office 1795 + 1796

Seller ID   25203

Please note that this is a heavy item and will require extra postage.; Heavy, dk brown, scored calf boards; a little marked; light edge-wear; corners a little worn; binding very tight. Gilt decoration somewhat rubbed, gilt titling still quite bright. Marbled foredges, marbling a little faded. Bookplate on front pastedown; small cutting pasted to front endpaper, detailing this particular book - probably from a bookseler's catalogue. There are also some inked notes about the woodcuts, on one of the front endpapers, written by an earlier owner - the style of the handwriting suggests early 19th century. Very occasional light spotting, but in general the pp are quite clear. Five full-page woodcuts designed by John Bewick, and engraved by his brother John, in addition to other illustrations throughout the text. Two books bound together - I: The Traveller and The Deserted Village, by Goldsmith + The Hermit, by Thomas Parnell (1795); II: The Chase, by William Somerville (1796).; 4to (9" x 11"); xx+76, xv+vii+126 pages

Price = 300.00 GBP

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