The Minstrel; or, the Progress of Genius: and Other Poems. By James Beattie,, LL.D. London, Sharpe, 1816.
12mo (165 x 94 mm), extra engraved title page and pp. -16, 17, 176 with five engraved plates, polished calf with an ornate gilt border and an original blind and gilt geometric pattern, upper hinge starting, with a contemporary presentation inscription ‘From C.H. For dear Fanny, Aug: 20th: 1820.
An attractive late edition of Beattie’s famous collection of poems, originally published in 1771 with five delightful plates designed by Richard Westall R.A.