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Author Thomson, James, 1700-1748.
Title The Seasons / by James Thomson ; to which is prefixed, a Life of the author, by Patrick Murdoch ; and an Essay on the plan and manner of the poem, by J. Aikin ; ornamented with engravings on wood, designed and executed by Dr. A. Anderson, of New-York.
Publication Info. New-York : Printed and sold by T. & J. Swords, No. 160 Pearl-street, 1812.
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Small  Z-L T4832 S3    IN LIBRARY
Description 232 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 11 cm.
Note "An account of the life and writings of Mr. James Thomson": p. [3]-22; "An essay on the plan and character of Thomson's Seasons": p. [27]-49; "A hymn": p. [229]-232.
Indexed In: Shaw, 26877
Note Library copy is a gift of Henry C. Swords Estate. Imperfect, lacking all plates, except the frontispiece. Rebacked with adhesive tape, covering the gift label on front paste-down. ZNS
Subject English poetry -- 18th century.
Genre or Form Poems -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1812.
Poems -- England -- 18th century.
Miniature books (Printing) -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1812.
Engravings -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1812.
Wood engravings -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1812.
Subject Thomson, James, 1700-1748 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Seasons -- Illustrations.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Seasons -- History and criticism.
Poets, English -- 18th century.
Added Author Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Spring. 1812.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Summer. 1812.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Autumn. 1812.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Winter. 1812.
Thomson, James, 1700-1748. Hymn. 1812.
T. & J. Swords (Firm), printer, publisher.
Henry C. Swords Estate, donor. ZNS
Murdoch, Patrick, d. 1774. Account of the life and writings of Mr. James Thomson. 1812.
Aikin, John, 1747-1822. Essay on the plan and character of Thomson's Seasons. 1812.
Anderson, Alexander, 1775-1870, illustrator.
Added Title Seasons. 1812
Running Title Essay on Thomson's Seasons
Life of Thomson
Added Title Spring.
Summer.
Autumn.
Winter.
Hymn.
Essay on the plan and character of Thomson's Seasons.
Account of the life and writings of Mr. James Thomson.