Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books [Bound Together With] Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem, in Eight Books; Together with Several Other Poems Composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal

By: MacPherson, James [Ossian]

Price: $900.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 517 pages; 1762 & 1763 T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt, London. 1st editions of both works, bound together in one volume. Title pages printed in red and black and with engraved vignettes. 270 & 247 pp. Period treed calf boards with a recent rebacking in sympathetic and tasteful leather with morocco labels and gilt tooled rules and designs in compartments. Period marbled paper endpages with recent linen reinforcement in the joints, hand painted in a matching marbled design. Engraved armorial bookplate of Duckworth to the front pastedown; earlier 1794 manuscript ownership to the verso front endpage of J[ohn]. L[eigh]. Philips. Occasional light toning and foxing scattered through the text pages. Pages supple and bright. An attractive example of the uncommon 1st editions of both of Macpherson's Ossian "translations" combined together in one volume. VG. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping.

Title: Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books [Bound Together With] Temora, an Ancient Epic Poem, in Eight Books; Together with Several Other Poems Composed by Ossian, the Son of Fingal

Author Name: MacPherson, James [Ossian]

Categories: Ireland; Irish, Literature, Antiquarian Books,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt: 1762

Binding: 1/2 leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 26278