Book Description

A very sound re-backed copy in the Original Quarto signed " Riveire" full calf binding for Eton College with presentation leaf to Arturo Phillips Roberts ab stima discedenti Jacobus J.Hornby and later signature of Thomas Gray [?] Severus Avenue Acomb York." 4to pp.xvi 415 Chiswick Press colophon. Four mounted albumen photographs including a view of Eton and an early portrait of the author as frontispiece these 4 inserted plates are foxed as usual but otherwise very clean. Included is Gray's masterpiece "Elegy Written in a Country-Churchyard" and 45 letters.
Author GRAY, Thomas [1716 -1771].
Date 1867
Binding Re-backed original calf
Publisher London: Printed at The Chiswick Press 1867
Condition Good

Price: £100.00

Offered by John L Capes

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