Bridge Over a River

Book title: Poems by Mr. Gray

Gray, Thomas.

Poems by Mr. Gray. A new edition. London, J. Murray, 1785.

8vo, full vellum gilt borders and leaf decorations on sides, pictorial subject beneath the vellum in center of each cover, gilt decorated spine, gilt edges, rose colored end papers. In a half maroon morocco box case.

Beneath the gilt of the fore-edge is a painting of a bridge across a river with the tops of buildings visible in the distance and with mountains in the background.

A most interesting and beautiful book, bound by the foremost binder of the time, Edwards of Halifax.

I. Edwards of Halifax

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Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Country life