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The Dispensary: A Poem in Six Canto's, Garth, Samuel

Author Name    Garth, Samuel

Title   The Dispensary: A Poem in Six Canto's

Binding   Soft Cover

Book Condition   Very Good Minus

Size   16mo - over 5" - 6" tall

Publisher   London, England 1726

Illustrator   Du Guernier, Louis

Seller ID   006415

Stated ninth edition. With several Descriptions and Episodes never before Printed. Printed for J.T. and sold by Tho. Astley at the Dolphin and Crown in St. Paul's Churchyard. 6 x 3.5 inches. With modern wrappers affixed, light greenish gray color to the wrappers. Text block is fully intact. "Frontispice [sic] Lud. Du Guernier inv. et sculp." is a full-page etching. Leaves A3 - A5 plus unnumbered pages plus 4-84 numbered pages, with six additional full-page etchings, one per canto. Gently read, and in remarkably good condition for a book of this age. Virtually no foxing or spotting observed. Very subtle age yellowing. No tears apparent. A Very Good Minus copy and worthy of custom binding. See: Falkner Greirson & Co. Ltd., Dublin, bookseller's Catalogue II, 1969, English Literature 1650 to 1850.


Price = 111.00 USD

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