Small 8vo, original dark green cloth, heel of spine frayed, slight wear at front outer joint, cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION of Thomson's first regularly published book (preceded by two prose pamphlets), ordinary issue (there were also 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 peom "Sunday up the River" (page 99) where Thomson has rewritten a single line three times in the bottom margin. Hayward 290 (large-paper issue). Armourial bookplate of Robertson Trowbridge." /> 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 outer joint, cloth slipcase.</I> FIRST EDITION of Thomson's first regularly published book (preceded by two prose pamphlets), ordinary issue (there were also 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 peom "Sunday up the River" (page 99) where Thomson has rewritten a single line three times in the bottom margin. Hayward 290 (large-paper issue). Armourial bookplate of Robertson Trowbridge. | Christie's