Poems and Letters
Poems and Letters

INVENTORY #103347

Poems and Letters

GRAY, Thomas

Regular price $400.00 Sale

Contains the famous Elegy written in a Country Church-yard as well as the disturbing Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat. Riviere was a London bookbinder of Huguenot descent who headed the leading bookbinding firm of his day, commissioned by Queen Victoria as well as leading bibliophiles.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Chiswick Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1879
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xvi, 415 p. 19 cm. Albumen frontispiece portrait of Gray and 3 mounted albumen prints of Eton College, a country churchyard, and manor house. Signed full leather Riviere binding. All edges gilt, gilt-tooled borders, marbled endpapers. Worn corners, some scratches to covers, circular mark on rear board. Name clipped from half-title. Presentation page for a school prize at Eton with names Cecilio Aylmer Porter and Jacobus J. Hornsby, 1881. Minor foxing.

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