8vo., contemporary full leather with gilt-lettered black leather label and gilt ornamentation to spine, pp. 264. First edition, reprinted from the second edition of Biographia Britannica, with some changes in arrangement. Ex library with usual treatment, binding heavily worn, hinges starting, pages browned and foxed; a fair copy.
The Life of Thomas Chatterton. With criticism on his genius and writing and a concise view of the controversy concerning Rowler’s Poems.
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