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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

The Traveller; or, A Prospect of Society.
The Hermit; A Poem.

1795
Engraved by Thomas Bewick (English, 1753–1828), Engraved by John Bewick (English, 1760–1795), After Robert Johnson (English, 1770–1796), After John Johnson (English, died in 1797), Author Oliver Goldsmith (English, 1730?–1774), Author Thomas Parnell (English, 1679–1718), Printer William Bulmer (English, 1757–1830)


Place of Publication: London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Ray, Illustrator and Book in England, 50; Hugo 78

Dimensions

Overall: 30.2 x 24.5 x 2 cm (11 7/8 x 9 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.832

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 wood engravings

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1795) Large quarto; 48 leaves, plus five plates; contemporary gilt-stamped armorial, speckled brown calf.

Illustrations to poems; illustrative vignettes.


London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1795

Provenance

Unidentified armorial binding, with motto "Franges non flectes"; Ellen T. Bullard; gift of the legatees under her will, November 12, 1959.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift