BELL'S POETS OF GREAT BRITAIN. JOHN DYER. 1779.
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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Books: Bindings: Pre 1800: Item # 1121248
|THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN DYER. With the Life Of The Author. Bell's Edition. Edinburg (sic): At the Apollo Press, By the Martins., 1779. 5" x 3". Bound in full leather. Spine with gilt devices in compartments and with red and black onlays. Plain endpapers. Contains a beautifully engraved portrait of JOHN DYER, L.L.D. "From an original Picture in the possession of the Rev'd Mr. Potter" (see enlargement 3). Drawn and engraved by Cook. Engraved pictorial title: Intent on honour, dar'd in thickest death/To Snatch the glorious deed." In very good condition.|