CAMPBELL, Thomas (1777-1844). The Poetical Works, London: Edward Moxon, 1843. 8° (198 x 132mm). Half title, engraved frontispiece, 20 engraved vignettes by Turner, 37 wood-engraved vignettes by Harvey. (Some staining, a few spots.) Contemporary green morocco by Owen decorated in gilt and blind, spine with tan morocco lettering-piece (joints splitting, extremities lightly rubbed). PRESENTATION COPY, a front free endpaper inscribed, "To Robt. Devereux Nicholls Esq. from the Author." Provenance: H. W. Ryland (stamp on front free endpaper); "Collection Christopher Dobson April 1970" (pencil note).
With 18 works in 33 volumes, including Edward Wells' An Historical Geography of the Old and New Testament (Oxford, 1801, 2 vols., folding maps), William Robertson's The History of America (London, 1812, 4 vols., twelfth edition), Bernardin de St. Pierre's Paul et Virginie (Paris, 1813) and E. J. Linney's A History of the Game of Bowls (London, 1933), all bound in morocco or calf gilt. (34)