The Works of the English Poets. With prefaces, Biographical and Critical. In Seventy-Five Volumes (complete)
Includes Cowley, Milton, Otway, Dryden, Swift, Gay, Prior, Pope, Goldsmith, Johnson himself, and many others. Two index volumes.
- Publisher: Printed by John Nichols for J. Buckland
- Edition: Second Edition
- Date Published: 1790
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
75 volumes with various paginations. 16 cm. 32 engraved portrait plates in first 6 vols. Full tree leather except vol. 14. Marbled endpapers except vol. 14. Spines worn with few remaining labels. Some spines cracking, esp. 12, 21, 24, 29, 45, 50 & 71. Hinges cracked and sometimes loose, corners worn. Small reference labels on front pastedowns. Scattered foxing to interiors. Vol. I front board detached. Vol. 14 is ex library with library rules on front pastedown, ink and blind stamps on title page, stamps on pp. 215 and 356. Some dampstains to vols. 30-33.