Observations On Poetry , Especially the Epic: Occasioned by the Late Poem Upon Leonidas
London, H. Woodfall for J. Brotherton etc., 1738
Small 8vo. (16 x 9.5 cm), xii + errata leaf + 167 pages. Bound with the half title page present. Generally a very clean copy, although a water stain runs down the page from page 142 onwards, on the text but never obscuring it, faint apart from the last four pages, where it is more noticeable.
The Essays or Counsels Civil and Moral and Wisdom of the Ancients
London, William Pickering, 1845
8vo. (17 x 10.5 cm), iv unnumbered pages, xxx + 356 pages + 4 page Pickering catalogue. Generally very clean and crisp internally, with a few light marks and spots and perhaps the slightest creasing to the crisp, white paper. The top edge just a little uneven and dusty. The endpapers a little spotted, with the small blind-stamp of a bookseller on the front endpaper.