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SHENSTONE, William (1714--1763)
[Works. 1777]
The works, in verse and prose, of William Shenstone, Esq.; in three volumes. With decorations. The fifth edition. ...
London: printed for J. Dodsley, 1777.
3 vols ; 17.4 cm. (8º)
I: 332, [4] p. : engr. frontis. port., engr. illus.
II: vii, [1], 343, [1] p., [1] fold. engr. map : engr. frontis.
III: viii, 360 p.

First published posthumously in 1764 (q.v.). Edited by Robert Dodsley. The frontispieces are included in the pagination. The first two volumes have a title-page vignette of a kingfisher. Volume I contains Shenstone's poems and vol. II the Essays, with a plan of The Leasowes. Volume III was first published in 1769 and has title: The works, ... in three volumes. Vol. III. Containing letters to particular friends, from the year 1739 to 1763. A new edition. ESTC t92452.

Binding C18th tree calf, gilt-panelled spine, compartments with urn and festoon ornaments, red and black morocco spine-labels.

Reference Number 1071


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