The Poems of Mr. Gray. To which are prefixed Memoirs of his Life and Writings by W. Mason, M.A. The second edition.

  • Gray, Thomas
  • london: Printed by H. Hughs; and sold by J. dodsley 1775
  • ESTC T125123; Northup 14.

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Description

4to, pp. [iv], 416, 109, [1] + frontispiece. Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine divided by gilt rope tools, green morocco label. Lightly foxed, a few spots, marginal tear to one leaf. Binding somewhat scratched and marked, joints cracked but sound, flyleaf loosening. Armorial bookplate of Thomas Carter of Edgcott to front pastedown.

Notes

Published the same year as the first edition. The slim section of Gray's works is prefixed by a considerable and innovative memoir, assembled primarily from Gray's own letters.

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