J. Brindley and S. Wright, 1751.
First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Complete in 3 vols. First William Kent Edition. 4to. pp. , [i-iii] iv-lxiii, , [i]-xxxvii,, 453; pp. , 450; pp., 440. 32 double page plates each tab mounted. Original early 18th century calf with acorn & foliate rule around edge of boards. Later rebacked with raised bands & compartments with gilt vignette within & red & green morocco spine labels. Very good boards with wear to leading edges. Internally complete with all plates collated. Occasional fox spot or handling mark but generally quite crisp leaves. A very attractive set of Spencer's Epic poem graciously illustrated by William Kent.