Being a collection of the choicest anecdotes relative to the poets of every age and nation; together with specimens of their works, and sketches of their biography. Written and compiled by Richard Ryan...in three volumes, illustrated by engravings.
London: Wm Clarke, 1830. Three small volumes--very rare--with attractive binding, and the bookplate of Thomas Hovey Gage in each. Also an old ink signature from 1862. Full of interesting anecdotes, and some nice plates. Marbled boards quite rubbed. Hinges have opened a bit but binding sound.