Gray, Thomas, 1716 - 1771
[Elegy written in a country churchyard. Latin and English]
Elegeia in cematerio rustico / Anglicè scripta à Thomâ Graio. Latinè reddidit Jacobus Pycroft, B.A., E Coll. Trin. Oxon.
Londini : E typograheo Nathl. Steevens, 1878.
, 10, 10,  p. ; 23 cm.
Parallel Latin and English texts.
Opposite pages bear duplicate numbering.
Eton College Library ink stamp.
Ms. inscription: "The Reverend C. L. Dodgson Ch:Ch:Coll, Oxford. with the author's compliments".
Author's corrections in ms. and printed on cancel slips (pasted in).
Ink stamp of F. Madan, Oxford.
Original wrappers; stitched gathering.
Housed inside display album of other printed and manuscript items relating to Gray; album has dark green leather half-binding with marbled paper covered boards and gilt decoration, with spine and cover title: 'Gray's Ode on a distant prospect'.
Accompanying catalogue description suggests this is a unique trial copy; the British Library has an edition of the same text, printed in Brighton, and dated 1880.
Pycroft, James, 1813 - 1895 translator.
Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, 1832 - 1898 former owner.
Madan, Falconer, 1851 - 1935 former owner.
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