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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

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

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


Overall: 31.1 x 25.1 x 1.8 cm (12 1/4 x 9 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 13 wood engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1795) Large quarto; 48 leaves, plus five plates; modern gilt-stamped blue morocco (Riviere & Son).

Illustrations to poems; illustrative vignettes.

London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1795


Thomas Tylston Grey [bookplate]; W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA, April 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen