BUTLER, Samuel (1612-80). The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose, London: J. & R. Tonson, 1759. 2 volumes, 8° (200 x 115mm.). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, spines with tan and green morocco lettering-pieces. (Spines rubbed with some loss of gilt). Provenance: Thomas Weld, Lulworth Castle (armorial bookplate).
FAWKES, Francis (1720-77). Original Poems and Translations, London: for the Author, 1761. 8° (209 x 130mm.). Engraved vignette by C. Grignion on title. (Without errata slip). Contemporary mottled calf. (Rubbed and scuffed, head and foot of spine eroded). Provenance: DAVID GARRICK (bookplate). A pencil note on the front free endpaper reads, "Large and thick paper ... Garrick was one of the subscribers to the large paper issue ..." According to the list of the subscribers, this copy is one of those printed on "superfine Paper."
With 30 works in 37 volumes including Elijah Fenton's Poems on Several Occasions (London, 1717), William Somerville's Poems, Translations, Fables, Tales, &c. (London, 1727), James Bramston's The Art of Politicks, in Imitation of Horace's Art of Poetry (London, 1729), Samuel Derrick's A Collection of Original Poems (London, 1755), Michael Wodhull's Poems (London, 1772) and Thomas Chatterton's Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley (London, 1777), all bound in contemporary calf.