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The works in verse and prose, of William Shenstone, Esq : in two volumes ; with decorations.

Author: William Shenstone; Robert Dodsley; James Dodsley; John Hughs; William Bowyer
Publisher: London : Printed by J. Hughs, for J. Dodsley, in Pall-mall, 1765.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shenstone, William, 1714-1763.
Works in verse and prose, of William Shenstone .
London, Printed by J. Hughs, for J. Dodsley, 1765
(OCoLC)600171462
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Shenstone; Robert Dodsley; James Dodsley; John Hughs; William Bowyer
OCLC Number: 11831334
Notes: In this edition the title page vignette of both volumes is that of a kingfisher.
A frontispiece plate is present in both volumes 1 and 2. Volume 1 includes an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author.
Edited by Robert Dodsley.
Imprint to volume 2: "Printed for J. Dodsley".
Volume 2 printed by William Bowyer; his records show 1500 copies printed.
Volume 1: 332 pages, 4 unnumbered pages ; Volume 2: vii pages, 1 unnumbered page, 343 pages, 1 unnumbered page, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates (folded).
Volume 1 page 313 misnumbered as 213.
Signatures: Volume1: A⁸-X⁸ ; Volume 2: A⁴, B⁸-Y⁸ Z⁴.
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, portrait ; 18 cm
Contents: Volume 1. Preface / R. Dodsley ; Elegies on several occasions ; Odes, songs, ballads, &c. ; Levities, or Pieces of humour ; Moral pieces --
Volume 2. Essays on men and manners ; A description of the Leasowes, the seat of the late William Shenstone, Esq. / by R. Dodsley ; Verses to Mr. Shenstone.

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