Gray [(Thomas)] & Bentley [(Richard, illustrator)], Designs ...

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Gray [(Thomas)] & Bentley [(Richard, illustrator)], Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray, ?large paper copy, fourth edition overall, London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1765, printed on recto only, pp: [iv], 55, illustrated with 6 full-page plates engraved by Johann Sebastian Müller (1715-c. 1792), the frontispiece unusually bound before signature c, further vignettes and floriated initials by Müller, rebacked contemporary catspaw calf, 4to, [1]

Provenance: William Frederick Reynolds Woollcombe-Boyce (b. 1857), his Golden Age Armorial bookplate to recto pastedown.

Auction Date:
10th Jun 21 at 10:30am BST

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