The Grave. A Poem. ROBERT BLAIR.

The Grave. A Poem.

Publisher: London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1743.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: ESTC N18218; Foxon B271; Hayward 166; NCBEL II, 537.
Condition: Some slight foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 16971


4to, modern half calf period-style, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering.


The famous and often re-printed poem by Robert Blair; the most notable edition was illustrated by William Blake in 1808. The Grave is one of the classic works of the “graveyard school” of poetry, also known as "mortuary poems."

Price: $450.00