Odes by Mr. Gray.

GRAY, Thomas.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Dodsley
Date Published: 1757

Description: Large title page vignette. 5-21pp., short thin 4to, original boards rebacked in plain brown cloth (inner hinges repaired; a bit of contemporary ink marginalia and scattered foxing; small numerical stamps on verso of title and last page). Printed at Strawberry-Hill, for R. and J. Dodsley, 1757. Very good.

Comments: True first edition of this important collection of odes, with "Ilissus" at 8:17 and "Swarm," at 16:19. This is the first book printed at Strawberry-Hill, Horace Walpole's private press. Northrup 180; Hayward 174; Rothschild 1067.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 155984


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