THE LIFE OF THOMAS CHATTERTON, With Criticisms On His Genius And Writings, And A Concise View Of The Controversy Concerning Rowley's Poems

G. Kearsley: London, 1789. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #22-4375

8 x 5", half leather, red leather spine label, grey marbled boards, 263pp + ad. Covers rubbed/worn, leather scuffed/scraped, lettering on spine label faint, outer hinges starting, inner hinges cracked, corners bumped/worn, contents clean and very good condition. From the appendix: "The following Poem was copied from a manuscript of Chatterton, and the Editor believes has never before been presented to the Public. 'The Art Of Puffing, By a Bookseller's Journeyman' 'The author who invents a title well, Will Always find his cover'd dullness sell...Bound in neat calf, the work will never die'". The first real biography of Thomas Chatterton. FIRST EDITION. SCARCE.

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