The London magazine: or, gentleman's monthly intelligencer. Vol. XX. For the year MDCLI.
[London]: Printed for R. Baldwin, at the Rose in Paternoster Row., [MDCCLI. 1751.]
, 606,  p. : ill., ports., music ; 22 cm. [8vo]
The March issue contains a pirated version of Thomas Gray's 'Elegy written in a country churchyard' (p. 134-135). This is one of the earliest pirated printings of the Elegy.
Twelve issues of 'The London Magazine', with collective title-page, preface, and index.
The title-page is engraved for and printed by R. Baldwin.
Contemporary engraved armorial bookplate of Joseph Pickford Esqr, with motto 'Si vincula gero non vincor'.
20th century booklabel of J.O. Edwards.
Contemporary stiff boards covered with nonpareil marbled blue and red inks; brown leather spine; gold tooled double fillet decoration on spine, with title and volume number; sprinkled edges; five raised bands.
Copy imperfect: contains 9 plates of portraits, etc, but lacks all maps and views.
Gray, Thomas, 1716 - 1771 Elegy written in a country churchyard.
English essays 18th century Periodicals.
English literature 18th century Periodicals.
Gray, Thomas, 1716 - 1771
Baldwin, R. (Robert), 1737 - 1810 bookseller.
Edwards, J. O. former owner.