The Works of...

Purney (Thomas)

The Works of...

Edited by H.O. White [The Percy Reprints, no. XII.]

Description: woodcut heading from original edition used as frontispiece, two title-pages from original editions reproduced at appropriate junctures, pp. xxxiv, 111, crown 8vo, original quarter natural linen and grey boards, printed in black to upper board within typographic border, backstrip lettered in black, covers browned with some light foxing to backstrip, edges untrimmed and a little spotted, flyleaf with the ownership inscription of historian John Ehrman, good

Publication Details: Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1933

Notes: An important new edition of verse by the prison chaplain, Ordinary of Newgate; the editor, White, had a few years earlier written an essay calling him a 'forgotten poet and critic of the eighteenth century'.

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Price: £15

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1933

Stock Number: 68947

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