London: Dodsley, 1757. hardcover. 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. very good.
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.