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
Description4to, modern half calf period-style, marbled paper boards, gilt rules and lettering.
CommentsThe 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."