1743. London: Printed for J. Robinson at the Golden-Lyon in Ludgate-street, MDCCXLIII .
Small 4to, , 105, pp. A-N4, O2. Marbled wrappers, red speckled text block, slight rubbing to wrappers and joints.
§ First edition. An early work by the English minister Theodore Delafaye (c.1703-1772), later the rector of the United Parishes of St. Mildreds and All-Saints, in the City of Canterbury. An examination of false visions inspired by Book 6 of Virgil’s Aeneid and his description of the two gates through which true and false dreams pass: “Two gates the silent house of Sleep adorn; / Of polish'd ivory this, that of transparent horn: / True visions thro' transparent horn arise; / Thro' polish'd ivory pass deluding lies”. ESTC T4346. Item #105928