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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)


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