Small 8vo, original dark green cloth, heel of spine frayed, slight wear at front joint; cloth folding case. FIRST EDITION of Thomson's first regularly published book (preceded by two prose pamphlets), oridinary issue (there were 40 large-paper copies), without the errata slip, WITH 18 CORRECTIONS REVISIONS BY THOMSON in ink on 17 pages: most are punctuation and spelling corrections, but in two poems Thomson has made one-word revisions and in two others he has written in the date of composition; the most interesting revision is in the notable poem "Sunday up the River" (page 99) where Thomson has rewritten a single line three times in the bottom margin. Hayward 290 (large-paper issue). " /> THOMSON, JAMES ("B.V.") The City of Dreadful Night and Other Poems. London: Reeves and Turner, 1880. <I>Small 8vo, original dark green cloth, heel of spine frayed, slight wear at front joint; cloth folding case.</I> FIRST EDITION of Thomson's first regularly published book (preceded by two prose pamphlets), oridinary issue (there were 40 large-paper copies), without the errata slip, WITH 18 CORRECTIONS REVISIONS BY THOMSON in ink on 17 pages: most are punctuation and spelling corrections, but in two poems Thomson has made one-word revisions and in two others he has written in the date of composition; the most interesting revision is in the notable poem "Sunday up the River" (page 99) where Thomson has rewritten a single line three times in the bottom margin. Hayward 290 (large-paper issue). | Christie's