Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude, left unfinished by…

Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude, left unfinished by Mr. Gray, and since completed. by JOHN HENRY NASH. GRAY, Thomas.

~ Ode on the Pleasure arising from Vicissitude, left unfinished by Mr. Gray, and since completed.

San Francisco printed by John Henry Nash for William Andrews Clark, Jr. 1933

With an introduction by Leonard Whibley. One of 200 copies, this no. 73. Two volumes comprising one loose bound 7 page facsimile of the ode and the other the introduction and notes plus a printing of the Ode. Colour illustrated frontispiece being a caricature of Thomas Gray by Rowlandson. Two volumes, 4to., bound in quarter parchment with holland boards, spine lettered in gilt. Few small marks to the cream parchment, otherwise a very good copy with the original Christmas Greetings slip inserted loose.

Dedicated to the great bookseller Dr. Rosenbach by the great collector William Andrews Clark - this was Clark's Christmas keepsake to a lucky 200 recipients. Inserted loose is a slip printed by Nash in red and black "Compliments of William Andrews Clark, Jr. Christmas, 1933"

Stock ref: 5715
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