Evans 32249. 232 pages. Full contemporary leather badly flaked on spine. Spine tips slightly chipped. Page edges toned. Minor foxing throughout. One inch by two inch open tear on front edge of last page affecting a few words Image available. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Beauties of Hervey, or Descriptive, ...
Publisher: Peter Brynberg
Publication Date: 1797
Book Condition: Good-
Book Description Peter Brynberg, Wilmington, 1797. Leather Bound. Book Condition: Used: Acceptable. Fair hardcover. No DJ. ORIGINAL 1797 PRINTING. Text unmarked. Pages with foxing. Pencil writing on inside covers and end papers. Leather covers show edge wear with rubbing/scuffing and bumped corners. Chipping/tearing on spine. Rear cover is separating. Binding still intact.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!. Bookseller Inventory # 51608220006
Book Description Printed for Robert Cambell, Philadelphia by V. Bonsal, Wilmington, Philadelphia, 1796. small 8vo. contemporary full calf with leather spine label. xi, (13)-226, (6) pages. Rink 408; Evans 30558. Ink inscription on first blank "Lewis Cowenhoven, his Book, March 10 1814. Price 5/-" Front cover detached. Wear along edges. Corners of three pages torn off with some loss of text. Several pressed flowers and leaves between pages. contemporary full calf with leather spine label. Bookseller Inventory # 66884
Book Description Peter Brynberg, Wilmington, DE, 1797. Hardcover. New Edition. Duodecimo (4" x 6-3/4") bound with the half-title page in original sheep leather with a gilt-lettered red morocco label; 226  pages. Evans 32249. Hervey, a popular and bombastic Divine, had an influence on William Blake who painted "Epitome of James Hervey's Meditations among the Tombs." Two of the works in this collection--MEDITATIONS AMONGST THE TOMBS and THERON AND ASPASIO--decisively influenced the imagery in Blake's well-known poem "The Tyger." Paper darkened. One page torn with no loss; rear blank and endpaper partially present. Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 004958