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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith
Thomas Parnell

RA Collection: Book

Record number

06/2638

Author

Edition

1st edition

Imprint

London: Printed by W. Bulmer and Co. Shakspeare Printing Office, Cleveland-Row, 1795

Physical Description

xx, 76 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.

General Note

Containing Goldsmith's "The traveller" and "The deserted village", and "The hermit" by Thomas Parnell.
Only the frontispiece was designed and executed by John Bewick; all of the others were done by Thomas Bewick after his own designs and those of J.Johnson.The name of the binder, Miller is printed on the inside of the front board.

References

ESTC, T103101

Copy Note

Front paste-down carries an engraved bookplate, "Sol Hodgson, 4 April 1800." Printed on wove (?) paper, trimmed, gilt double-ruled border.

Binding Note

In 20th-century beige cloth-covered box, spine-label lettered 'Poems by Goldsmith, Parnell and Sommerville'. Bound with a copy of Bulmer's edition of Somervile's The Chase, 1796.

Subject

18th-century poems
Wood engravings
Bindings - Great Britain - 18th century

Contributors

Thomas Bewick, wood engraver
John Bewick, wood engraver
W. Bulmer and Company (London), printer