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Shelfmark Collins 111
Held By BL
Country England
Period 19c
Cover Material Calf
Decorative Technique spine gold lettered and panelled
Style Tree
BookBinder Glanvill, G, of Plymouth
Author Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb
Title The Messiah. Descriptive of the principal events attending the Passion and Crucifixion of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. From the German of Frederic Gottlieb Klopstock. With the occurrences from his Resurrection to his Ascension, now first translated by Frederic Shoberl.
Place of Publication London
Date of Publication [1810]
Notes London: Printed for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane; and Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-row. [Instructions] To the Binder [for the insertion of plates] are printed at the end. Book size: 136x217x32mm. Ticket size: 26x24mm. Klopstock (F. G.) The Messiah ... with the occurrences from His resurrection to His ascension now first translated by Frederick Shoberl... memoirs of the life of the author... Albion Press edition. Portrait, additional engraved title, 8 engraved plates (quite badly browned, one with small piece torn from margin affecting border), some browning and foxing, tree calf, gilt spine, presumably by G. Glanvill, 22 Frankfort St. Plymouth, his printed ticket (as publisher and bookbinder; the latter in caps) in lower corner of front free endpaper, joints repaired and spine somewhat worn and abraded, later inscription of Wm. Skinner, 89 Fore St. Saltash near the Glanvill ticket, London, J. & J. Cundee, c. 1810 £36 Glanvill is not in Ramsden or Spawn; as he did not publish this vol. (we cant trace any of his books) he presumably bound it.
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