Item #44766 The works. Churchill, harles.
The works

The works

London: John Churchill, 1774. Fifth edition, 4 volumes, 8vo; one engraved plate, repeating vignette on Vols. I-III title pages; full contemporary calf, red and green gilt lettering pieces (two perished); joints all quite weak, Vol. I upper cover separated, that of Vol. IV nearly so; textblocks fine. Engraved contemporary bookplates on front pastedowns. Author dedication in verse printed at the beginning of Vol. IV was published incomplete: "It is presumed the sudden death of the Author will sufficiently apologize for the Dedication remaining unfinished"; this printed note followed by the autograph signature of publisher John Churchill, the author's executor. ESTC T98220. Item #44766

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