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The Works of Thomas Chatterton, containing his Life by G. Gregory, D.D., and Miscellaneous Poems.
T.N. Longman and O. Rees, London, 1803. First collected edition, edited with a Preface by Robert Southey. Octavo. Three volumes: pp [xxii], 359 + engraved frontis; [viii], 536 + engraved frontis and 2 plates; [viii], 538, [vi] adverts + engraved frontis and 2 plates (one folding). Period binding of full marbled calf rebacked with original backstrip relaid and retaining the marbled endpapers. On each front pastedown is the floral ''Holland'' nameplate - Mr Holland is present in the list of subscribers. This edition was put together to raise funds for Chatterton's sister.Some spotting to prelims. Tail of spine of Vol. II a little rubbed. Very good. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Peter Ellis, Bookseller, ABA, ILAB [London, United Kingdom]

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