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Book Description

First Edition 1737 4to. Bound in full speckled calf, rebacked, boards slightly rubbed. Binding solid. Original endpapers. Text in very good clean condition, no loose pages. Engraved vignette on title.
Dealer Notes
Interestingly this copy contains Manuscript critique notes on the poem, by Dr Wilkes, 1737. The same date as the First Edition was published. Handwritten in verse on the ffep.
“On reading this poem after I had heard it found fault with .......”

Dr Richard Wilkes (1690-1760) was a Doctor of Physic, Antiquary and Gentleman. A member of an ancient family that had been seated at Willenhall for over 300 years. His heir was the Rev. Thomas Unett, whose son was Richard Wilkes Unett (1765-1815) Captain of His Majesty’s Royal Regiment of Artillery - His impressive armorial bookplate is on the paste down.
Author Glover, Richard
Date 1737
Binding Full speckled calf
Publisher R. Dodsley
Illustrator -
Condition Very Good
Pages xvi, 335, [i] pp

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