A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands. Robert Dodsley, ed.
A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands.

A collection of poems in six volumes. By several hands.

London: printed for R. and J. Dodsley, 1766. 6 volumes, vol. 5 from the 1763 edition, 8vo, each volume with an engraved vignette title page and engraved headpiece, in vol. 3 and 6, an engraved tail-piece; full page engraving in vol. 3, plus a plate of music in vol. 4; full contemporary speckled calf, red stained edges, red morocco labels on spine; upper boards on vol. 1 and 5 loose, a few joints cracked, the occasional light foxing, morocco label missing in vol. 5, overall a good, clean set. Ownership signature of "L. Janston" on most volumes save vol. 5, which has a bookplate of Henry Belcher Whitby and the signature of Ann Barnes on front pastedown. Vols. 1-3 first published in 1748. Vol. 4 in 1755 (another v. 4, with different contents, published in 1749). Vols. 5-6 in 1758. See Case, English Poetical Miscellanies, 458. Rothschild 804 for the first edition. ESTC T124648. Item #56891

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