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THOMSON, James (1700-48) | STOCKDALE, Percival (1736-1811)
THE SEASONS [BY JAMES THOMSON] WITH HIS LIFE, AN INDEX AND GLOSSARY, A DEDICATION TO THE EARL OF BUCHAN AND NOTES TO THE SEASONS [BY PERCIVAL STOCKDALE]
London: A.Hamilton, 1830. Later edition, first published 1830. Medium 8vo. xxiv, 227, [19] pp. With an engraved frontispiece and four engraved plates by Stothard and others and many fine woodcuts of rural scenes. Finely bound in a very fine and unusual Modernist binding by Zaehnsdorf c. 1920., probably for an exhibition of the binder's art. Black watered silk endpapers; slight crack to front hinge. With the bookplates of Charles Henry Hoare and David M. Kirkby. A spectacular example of the binder's skill with geometric pattern.
Bookseller: Worlds End Bookshop (ABA, PBFA, ILAB) [United Kingdom]
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