The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior. In Three Volumes. With the Life of the Author
Vol. I contains odes, songs, ballads, tales, prologues, and epilogues. Vol. II contains epistles, hymns, epigrams, Carmen Seculare, Celia to Damon, Daphne to Apollo. Vol. III contains, Solomon, Alma, Nut-Brown Maid, Henry and Emma.
- Publisher: At the Apollo Press, By the Martins
- Edition: Bell's Second Edition
- Date Published: 1784
- Place Published: Edinburg
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Ex library - very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
Bell's Edition. The Poets of Great Britain Complete From Chaucer to Churchill. 3 vols.: xlvii, , 50-231; 202; xiv, , 18-219,  p. 13 cm. Vol. 1 has engraved frontispiece portrait of Prior, which states Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London, Jan. 20th, 1778. Engraved title pages, with three different illustrations, stating Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London Aug. 1st, 1777. Books 47 to 49 of Bell's Poets. Tree calf with burgundy, black and green spine labels. Spine heads a bit chipped on vols. I and III. All three front pastedowns have bookplates for Douglas of Cavers, small reference labels, and tiny ink notations.