Designs by Mr. R. Bentley, for Six Poems by Mr. T. Gray
Engraved by Johann Sebastian Müller (German, worked in England, 1715–after 1785), Engraved by Charles Grignion (English, 1717–1810), After Richard Bentley (English, 1708–1782), Author Thomas Gray (English, 1716–1771), Publisher James Dodsley (English, 1724–1797)
Place of Publication: London, England
Ray, Illustrator and Book in England, 4 (1753 ed.)
Overall: 37.5 x 27.5 x 2.8 cm (14 3/4 x 10 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 25 etching and engravings
Not On View
(London: J. Dodsley, 1766) Folio; 49 leaves, plus 6 plates; contemporary speckled brown calf (rebacked with modern blind- and gilt-stamped brown morocco)
Decorative and allegorical illustrations to Gray’s poems, with vignettes and initials.
London: J. Dodsley, 1766
Indecipherable ownership inscription on preliminary leaf; Thomas Gaffield, by whom given to MFA, 1895; transferred from Library, 1904.
Gift of Thomas Gaffield