Robert Dodsley Collected Works Cleone Agriculture 1780's leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Cleone, A Tragedy, Agriculture: A Poem, The Economy of Human Life by Robert Dodsley.
5th edition. Published c. 1780 (?), London.
261 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis by W. Ryland. Woodcuts in text.
Period leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt ruled covers. Front and rear joints cracked and covers close to detached, but text block remains clean, tight, and sound.
Book displays a unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.