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The works of James Thomson : with his last corrections and improvements.

Author/Creator:
Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
Publication:
Edinburgh : Printed by J. Robertson for W. Anderson, 1778.
Format/Description:
Book
4 v. : ill., port. ; 17 cm (12mo)
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Place of Publication:
England Scotland.
Contents:
v. 1. An account of the life and writings of Mr. James Thomson ; The seasons
v. 2. Liberty, The castle of Indolence, and Poems on several occasions
v. 3. Sophonisba, Agamemnon, and Alfred
v. 4. Edward and Eleonora, Tancred and Sigismunda, and Coriolanus.
Local notes:
RBC copy imperfect: v. 3 wanting.
RBC copy presented to the Penn Libraries by S. Frances Van Kirk.
Furness copy imperfect: v. 4, leaves R6-2A6 ("Coriolanus. A Tragedy.") and engraved plate ("Coriolanus") only.
Furness copy has on half-title leaf manuscript note in pencil with author's name, place and date of publication, and volume number; on leaf 2A6v, manuscript note in pencil with author's name and place and date of publication.
Furness copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2017 from Alexander Books.
Furness copy bound in paper wrappers with manuscript title ("Coriolanus") in pencil on front wrapper.
Penn Provenance:
Van Kirk, S. Frances (donor) (RBC copy)
Penn Chronology:
1778
Cited in:
ESTC T137439
Contributor:
Robertson, John, active 1760-1790, printer.
Anderson, W., 1746-1830, bookseller.
Horace Howard Furness Memorial Library (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
3789738