1808 The Shipwreck William Falconer EXQUISITE ART Scottish Ships MAPS Nautical
1808 The Shipwreck William Falconer EXQUISITE ART Scottish Ships MAPS Nautical. With living colours give my verse to glow. The sad memorial of a tale of woe! William Falconer was an 18. Century Scottish poet whose poetry focused on marine life and life at sea. His most important work, The Shipwreck, was written in 1762 and gained him instant and immense success. This rare 1808 edition includes additional notes and illustrations not in previous editions, as well as a thorough biographical section of the life of William Falconer.
Includes descriptive engravings by Robert Dodd, a marine painter. London: Printed for John White, Fleet street, 1808. Collation complete with all pages: [xlvii], 175, . 23 illustrations throughout including 18 full-page plates & 1 folding map. References: edition not in Lowndes.
Binding: Leather; tight & secure. 11.75in X 9.25in (29.5cm x 23.5cm). The item "1808 The Shipwreck William Falconer EXQUISITE ART Scottish Ships MAPS Nautical" is in sale since Friday, November 3, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".
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- Binding: Hardcover
- Year Printed: 1808
- Special Attributes: 1st Edition
- Original/Facsimile: Original
- Language: English
- Subject: Art & Photography
- Topic: Poetry