1856 Rare Book ~ The Complaint; or, Night Thoughts by Edward Young. Illustrated.
Author: Young, Edward.
Title: The Complaint; or, Night Thoughts.
Publisher: New York, Leavitt & Allen, no date (1856).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 "X 4.5 ".
Pages: 326 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine, beautifully decorated full calf leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (tight and clean, some light foxing and staining - as shown, toning of pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Including 4 very nice full-page illustrations.
Estimate: (Scarce edition with practically no other copy available worldwide in such a nice binding).
The book: Very attractive mid-18th-century edition of Edward Young famous "Complaint: or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality", better known simply as Night-Thoughts, a long poem by Young published in nine parts (or "nights") between 1742 and 1745.
The author: Edward Young (c. 3 July 1683 – 5 April 1765) was an English poet, critic, philosopher and theologian, best remembered for Night-Thoughts.
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