The Works, in Verse and Prose… in three Volumes … Fifth Edition …

London: Printed for J. Dodsley … 1777.

3 vols., small 8vo., portrait in vol. I and frontispiece plate in vol. II, folding plan of The Leasowes, fine engraved head and tail-pieces; a fine copy in contemporary pale calf, morocco labels; bookplates of Sir Edmund Antrobus.

£325

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Fifth edition of the Works (1764), the first edition of which was planned by Shenstone but published after his death, with Robert Dodsley’s description of Shenstone’s important garden at The Leasowes, one of the first natural landscape gardens in England and one of the most influential, and with the third volumes of letters added in 1769.

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