Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ballads, songs and other pieces of our earlier poets (chiefly of the lyric kind.) Together with some few of later date

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Names
Percy, Thomas, 1729-1811 (Author)
Thomson, C. Wyville (Charles Wyville), 1830-1882 (Former owner)
Rees-Mogg, William, 1928- (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1765
Place: London
Publisher: Printed for J. Dodsley
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll 76-345
Genres
Books
Notes
Citation/reference: For an account of the three editions published by Dodsley in 1765, 1767 and 1775, see L. F. Powell, Percy's Reliques,in the Library, ser. 4, v. 9 (1928) p. 113-137.
Citation/reference: Rothschild: Eighteenth-century books, II, 1520 //
Content: William Rees-Mogg copy, with his autograph and ms. note.
Content: With ms. note: "The present of the editor."
Content: Wyville Thomson bookplate.
Content: Dedication, signed Thomas Percy, is by Samuel Johnson.
Physical Description
In this copy, vol. 2, p. 145 is numbered 45 & the 4 p. of errata, etc. are signed (3 asterisks) and bound at the end of vol. 3.
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b10303675
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 101ef050-c603-012f-dd29-58d385a7bc34
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