Includes the famous Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard, as well as the disturbing (for pet lovers) Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes, and many more. Also includes Extracts, Poemata, and Letters, chiefly to Richard West and Horace Walpole. Bound by the Riviere Company, founded in Bath in 1829.
Publisher: Printed at the Chiswick Press
Date Published: 1863
Place Published: London
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: xvi, 415 p. 33 cm. Frontispiece portrait, three small b&w illustrations in text, and 3 larger b&w illustrations at rear. Full leather binding signed by Riviere. Gold trim, gilt text block edge, marbled endpapers. Some soiling to boards, gilt wearing off text block edge, corners worn. Front endpapers loosening. Eton presentation to Jacob J. Hornsby. Foxing.