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Book Description

Size 8vo. First Edition. Bound in full original leather, rebacked using period leather, recent title label, corners rounded. Original endpapers. Front with William Bartlett Armorial Bookplate & ownership signature. Text with toning mainly to prelims & glossary, as usual. Slight chipping to top of title, dedication & ffep. Beautifully illustrated by Thomas Bewick of Newcastle, with picturesque engravings on wood. Engraved title vignette, six large engravings & 11 tail pieces, Complete. Advertisement page at end.
Dealer Notes
Joseph Relph (1712-1743) was a Cumberland Poet.
This collection of verse has some in the native dialect. They show talent and appreciation of Natural Beauties.
He worked energetically to reform the rough manners of his parishioners and to educate their children.
Author Relph, Josiah
Date 1798
Binding Leather
Publisher J. Mitchell; Carlisle
Illustrator Bewick, T.
Condition Very Good
Pages xxiv, 147pp [1]

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