3 March 2004
CHATTERTON, Thomas (1752-1770). Poems supposed to have been written at Bristol by Thomas Rowley and others in the Fifteenth Century. London: T. Payne and Son, 1777.
8° (230 x 136mm). One engraved plate, c4 in cancelled state. (C7-8 with large piece torn from upper corners causing slight loss to numerals.) Uncut in original blue-grey paper boards, white paper spine, unlettered, green morocco-backed slipcase. Provenance: purchased from James F. Drake, New York. FIRST EDITION IN ORIGINAL BOARDS. Hayward 188; Rothschild 589.
TYRWHITT, Thomas (1730-1786). A Vindication of the Appendix to the Poems called Rowley's. London: T. Payne and Son, 1782. 8° (190 x 118mm). 20th-century black half morocco, title lettered in gilt on upper cover. FIRST EDITION. (2)
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