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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: 30.4 x 24.7 x 2 cm (11 15/16 x 9 3/4 x 13/16 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; contemporary gilt-stamped red morocco (C. Kalthoeber).

Illustrations to poems; illustrative vignettes.

London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1795


John Morgan [bookplate]; acquired in 1929 by William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent