Poems on Several Occasions Life Zoilus 1770 Dr. Parnell Goldsmith leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Poems on Several Occasions, Written by Dr. Thomas Parnell, Late Archdeacon of Clogher: and published by Mr. Pope. With the Life of Zoilus: And his Remarks on Homer's Battle of the Frogs and Mice. A New Edition, to Which is Prefixed the Life of Dr. Parnell written by Dr. Goldsmith.
Published 1770, London for T. Davies.
242 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece by Grignion.
Period full leather binding, raised bands, gilt compartment decorations, front and rear joints cracked, both covers now detached. Text block remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/2" W.