Three volumes . , 11 x 17 cm. [ xxviii ] [ beginning with blank recto of frontis. ] , 344 pp + [ 2 leaves ] [ halftitle and title ] , [ iv ] , 384 pp. + [ 2 leaves ] [ half title and title ] , [ iv ] , xxxiv , 346 ,  [ errata ] pp : brown calf , spine with raised bands , floral decorations in compartments and two leather labels , edges stained red , book plates of Sir John Mordaunt ; binding rubbed lightly at edges with a small chip at the head of the spine of the third volume , endpapers have darkened margins , some light age staining throughout , a very good solid set of an important 18th century scholarship . kept in custom cut archival mylar . Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Reliques of Ancient English Poetry : ...
Publisher: J. Dodsley
Publication Date: 1765
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description London: L A Lewis, 1839. 8vo. Various paginations, title-page vignettes, head and tail-pieces. Original ¼ maroon calf gilt, matching cloth sides, teg o/w uncut (see image). Spine heads slightly worn, upper joint to volume 3 cracking. Seller Inventory # 23647
Book Description London : J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1765. Leather Bound. Condition: Used: Good. London: J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1765. 3 volumes. 12mo. Rebound in 1938. Fully bound in semi-modern calf-skin leather. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Gilt-embossed lettering on spine. Moderate shelf wear- Volume 1: Front board loose, Rear board detached. Slight bumping to corners. Minor rubbing. Volume 2: Front board detached. Rear board loose. Bumping to corners. Minor rubbing. Scuffing to spine ends. Volume 3: Both boards reaffixed. Slight bumping. Rubbing to spine, edges. Light library markings and stamps on title pages. Light notation on ffep of Volume 1. Otherwise, clean, unmarked pages throughout. Presumably retrieved from the personal library of Lewis Carroll.A ballad entitled George Barnwell and paged - inserted between pages 224 and 225 in v.3. Imperfect: v.1, front. (portrait), p. 337-338 and 343-344 wanting; v.2, half-title; v.3, half-title, p.67-68 and 75-80, wanting. Pages 205-206, v.2, and 5-6, 103-104, v.3, seem to have been supplied.Written about the middle of the last century, this set contains compositions of all times and dates, from the ages prior to Chaucer, to the conclusion of the reign of Charles I.An attractively rebound set. Please feel free to view our photographs. Seller Inventory # 1201060028
Book Description J. Dodsley, London, 1767. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Second Edition. Three volumes. Leather boards loose in need of rebinding and gentle restoration. Includes hand written poem on rear fep of Volume one. Some rubbing to edges. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 043956