Odes by Mr. Gray. Thomas Gray.

Odes by Mr. Gray.

1757. [London]: printed at Strawberry-Hill for R. and J. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, 1757.

Slim 4to, 21pp. Full red morocco extra by Bradstreet, gilt edges, slightly trimmed (see below).

§ First edition of the first book printed at Strawberry Hill published in an edition of two thousand copies. This is the first printing, with 'Ilissus' at 8:17 and a comma after 'Swarm' at 16:19. This seems to be a presentation copy as an inscription partially trimmed appears to read: “Carolina Pery ex don. aucto.” This is probably in the hand of the recipient. Hazen 1. Rothschild 1067. Hayward 174. Item #106251

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