Book Description

Night Thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality. by the late Dr. Young, to which are added The of the author with a compleat Index and Glossary, by G. Wright Esg. Printed in London Printed for J.&F. Rivington, T.Longman, E&C Dilly, J. Dodfley, T. Cadell & W. Otridge. 12mo, 17.5cm, xi,347p., A-Q. 339 misnumbered 345. Copper engraved frontis plate and engraved title page with vignette, glossary, index, contemporary full calf, gilt decorated spine, joints broken, front cover held on hidges. First gathering in the book loosened. Binding edges worn and bottom spine extreme chipped, upper spine extreme ragged. Fore-edges covered in gilt. A good copy internally clean and sound.
Dealer Notes
The best known work of English poet, Edward Young (1683 1765) first published in 1742.
If he did not invent melancolia and moonlight' in literature, he did much to spread the fashionable taste for them.
Ency. Britannia, 1911
Author Edward Young
Date 1787
Binding leather
Publisher J. & F. Rivington, T. Longman, E. & C. Dilly, J. Dodsley, T. Cadell & W. Otridge
Condition Good
Pages 347

Price: £100.00

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