Thomas Gray. Poems by Thomas Gray.
London: The Chiswick Press, 1887. Quarto. Full Calf. Condition: Good. xxxvi., 169 pp. Full tan calf Riviera Eton prize binding. All edges gilt, with pretty decorative spine. Endpapers marbled. Hinges expertly reinforced. Scuffs and scratches on boards. Interior clan. Eton prize page gifted by Edmond Warre in 1896. Scattered foxing on some pages. Frontispiece bust portrait by Freebairn and three other steel engraved illustrations by Charles Radcliffe.
A handsome calf-bound and elaborately tooled volume of poetry by Thomas Gray, given as a prize to Eton student John Hepburne Merriott in 1896, includes poems in Latin, as well as those translated from Italian and Greek into Latin. A beautiful volume.