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Creator:
Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
Title(s):

The seasons / by James Thomson.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for John Sharpe, Piccadilly, by Charles Whittingham, Chiswick, 1824.
Physical Description:
[i-v] vi-xii [1-3] 4-215 p., [6] leaves of plates : illlustrations ; 17 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3732 .S4 1824
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Engraved title page and half-titles "Spring," "Summer," "Autumn," "Winter," and "Hymn" from 1825 ed. bound in between p. [i] and [iii], [1] and [3], 46 and 47, [116] and [117], 168 and [169], and 210 and [211] respectively.
Signatures: 2 p.ℓ., A⁴, B-K¹².
Engraved vignettes by Charles Heath and Charles Rolls; after Richard Westall.
Includes "Critical observations" by an anonymous author, p. [v]-xii, and "To the shade of Thomson" by Robert Burns, p. [1].
BAC: British Art Center bound in publisher's original brown paper covered boards. Bookplate S.L. & A.E. Symonds. Autograph: Sarah S. Tripp, 1830.
Subject Terms:
Poetry, English -- 19th century.
Sharpe, John -- Publisher.
Whittingham, Charles -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1824.
Poems
Contributors:
Heath, Charles, 1785-1848, engraver.
Rolls, Charles, 1800-, engraver.
Westall, Richard, 1765-1836, ill.
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796. Address to the shade of Thomson.
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  • Spring.--Summer.--Autumn.--Winter.--Hymn.

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