The Complaint

By Young, Edward

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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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2005
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London: Folio Society, 2005. Two volumes in one quarter silver lettered black goatskin over blue and silver decorated cloth with leather title label on front panel. Housed in a cloth clamshell box. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies of which this is #521. Over 500 watercolours by William Blake accompany the text. This is a facsimile of the one the… Read more
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The Complaint: or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death & Immortality. 2 Volumes. Nights the First through the Sixth.

by Young, Edward

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London: R. Dodsley,. 3/4 & 1/2 leather bindings Very Good condition. 1742/3. 2nd edition. 2 slightly different bindings .
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The Complaint

by Edward Young

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1742
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44 - London - Printed for R. Dodsley, 1742 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Edward Young's Night Thoughts. Disbound. Second edition. Nights the first, second, third, fifth, sixth and seventh only. With frontis to night the fifth. Main title page in red with engraved vignette. With individual title pages to each of the nights, of which the second, third, fifth and… Read more
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Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand [and others],, 1758. 8vo., on laid paper, wanting frontispiece as often, some light age-staining to first few leaves; attractively bound in modern brown calf, sides with gilt frame border, back with raised bands, leather label ruled and lettered in gilt, hand-made endpapers, a very good, bright, clean copy. The text of the… Read more
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THE COMPLAINT; or, NIGHT-THOUGHTS ON LIFE, DEATH AND IMMORTALITY

by Young, Edward

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1758
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London: A. Miller and R. and J. Dodsley, 1758. Early edition, "A new edition, Corrected by the author." Includes the first nine installments and adds "A Paraphrase on Part of the Book of Job." One of the most influential long poems of the 18th century. Young's masterpiece, it remained popular throughout the 19th century. Frontis, 308 pages, plus 9… Read more
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Glasgow: printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University, 1771. Small 12mo, 2 vols, pp. [4], 228; [4], 160; variant issue without cross signatures or frontispiece; original calf-backed marbled paper-covered boards, tan morocco label on spine, textblock untrimmed and unopened; boards a little rubbed and toned, 1781 note on endpaper, a very good copy. Gaskell 536.
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The complaint: or, night thoughts

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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1817
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London: printed for Johhn Sharpe, 1817. 16mo, pp. 12, [2], 324; engraved plates; contemporary maroon morocco stamped in gilt and blind, spine with decorative gilt in 5 compartments, 4 raised bands; a.e.g.; light rubbing at the joints and a scuff mark on rear cover, still a very attractive copy.
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THE COMPLAINT: OR, NIGHT THOUGHTS By EDWARD YOUNG 1823 (Rare)

by EDWARD YOUNG

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1823
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LONDON : JOHN SHARPE, 1823. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. TITLE: THE COMPLAINT: OR, NIGHT THOUGHTS By EDWARD YOUNG 1823 (Rare) AUTHOR: EDWARD YOUNG PUBLISHER - (LOCATION) / COPYRIGHT: PUBLISHED By JOHN SHARPE, LONDON 1823 EDITION: Reprint Edition assumed with an additional engraved page having a date of 1817. ISBN: None CATEGORY: Religion, Rare, Decorative BINDING/COVER:… Read more
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The complaint: or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality To which is added, A Paraphrase on Part of the Book of JOB

by Young, Edward

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1779
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London: Sold by A. Mallard, J. Durfey, E. Nelson, W. Newton, R. Stanton, P. Hammond, H. Thornton, D. Waterson, E. Waterson, F. Newington, W. Stoddart, and P. Bland, 1779. Book. Fair. Half-Leather. A New Edition, Corrected by the Author. 165mm Tall, 12mo. Edward Young muses for 'nine nights' on death, the loss of his wife and friends and human frailty,… Read more
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Newburyport: John Mycall, 1789. 8vo, 408pp., full original calf; leaf B2 torn in two and stitched together with thread at an early date (an effective and interesting repair), text browned, a few marginal chips and tears, but generally a good, sound copy or better. This appears to be the third edition printed in America. Evans 23098.
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The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts.

by YOUNG, Edward.

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1817.
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Two 19th c. ink gift inscriptions; armorial bookplate; a very handsome binding.
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London:: Printed for John Sharpe,, 1817.. old straight-grain morocco; elaborately gilt spine; a.e.g.. Two 19th c. ink gift inscriptions; armorial bookplate; a very handsome binding.. 16mo,. Illustrated from engravings after Richard Westall..
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THE COMPLAINT: OR NIGHT THOUGHTS

by Young, Edward

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1827
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London: Printed for John Sharpe, 1827. 16mo. xii,322pp. 9 parts in 1, each with an added engraved (section) title with a vignette by Richard Westall. Added engraved main title. Nicely bound in cont. full dark blue calf, burgundy calf spine label. Elaborately blind stamped covers with gilt decorated borders & dentelles. Moire silk doublures & endpapers. Minor rubbing at… Read more
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London: H. Setchel, 1776. Hardcover. Good. London: H. Setchel, 1776. A New Edition, Corrected by the Author. Good. One of a good number of copies of the 1750 edition, this with two illustrations after Ignatius Fougeron. An attractive book. Half calf over marbled board, gilt lettering, some scuffing on spine and wear to extremities, corners bumped, interior with… Read more
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The complaint: or, night thoughts

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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1817
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London: John Sharpe, 1817. 16mo, pp. 324; inserted engraved title-p. and 9 engraved plates after Richard Westall; contemporary full maroon straight-grain morocco, fancy blind roll borders on covers enclosing a central triple blind-ruled central panel, gilt fleurons in the corners, spine in 5 compartments, gilt-decorated in 3, gilt-lettered direct in 2, a.e.g.; minor wear, 1 signature very slightly extended;… Read more
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The complaint: or, night thoughts

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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1827
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John Sharpe, 1827. Leather. Good. 1827 John Sharpe small gilt decorated leather bound hardcover. Marbleized endpapers and page edges. Illustrated. Please email for photos.
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

by YOUNG, EDWARD

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1849
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New York: Robert Carter and Brothers, 1849. Green cloth with gilt decoration and lettering. Gilt text blocks. Colour of spine has faded with some chipping to spine top and tail. Front hinge shows signs of splitting. Some foxing throughout. Ownership sticker: "Timothy R. Dickinson -- Counsellor at Law -- Auburn, Indiana" applied to front paste down. . Cloth. Very Good.… Read more
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London: A. Millar, and R. and J. Dodsley, 1758. Hardcover. Good +. "A New Edition, Corrected by the Author." iii, 315, [1] p.; 17 cm. Contemporary full polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands and double gilt rules. Double gilt-ruled border on each board. All page edges speckled red. "Notes": p.… Read more
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Portland: Sanborn & Carter, 1848. Hardcover. 64mo. Modern rebind in maroon leather, paper spine label. 288pp. All edges gilt. Near fine. Charming near-miniature edition.
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The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts

by Edward Young

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1827
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1827 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. This work is a long poem written in blank verse, set across nine nights. The poem sees the narrator contemplate life, death, and immortality, pondering on the loss of his wife and friends. The theme of the poem is the passage of time. It was a very well known poem for a long time, with… Read more
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Complaint; or, Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

by Young, Edward

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1875
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New York: Robert Carter & Brothers (1875). 468 pages+ 12 pp of Ads. Fine hardcover, no dj. Embossed BurlyWood cloth, Gilt spine title, Black stamping all over. No Wear. Clean, Without marks throughout. Excellent binding and hinges. 6.9"x4.75"x1.3". be10336.
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The Complaint; or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion.

by Young, Edward.

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1844.
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Portland:: Sanborn & Carter,, 1844.. Hardcover. Good. 288 pp., 32mo. Hardcover. Long 18th century blank verse poem lamenting death & human failings. Stereotyped by Allison & Foster. Some scuffing, soiling & edgewear to very lightly wrinkled boards. Some sunning, creasing, cocking & wear to spine; tear to front joint top edge. Slight soiling to textblock edges. Foxing, soiling,… Read more
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

by Young, Edward

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1842
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Very Good; Fore-edge corners rubbed.
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Philadelphia: Griffith & Simon. Very Good; Fore-edge corners rubbed.. 1842. Hardcover. 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Red morocco extra gilt, all edges gilt, 324p. **Bound by Griffith & Simon. .
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

by Young, Edward

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1837
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Concord NH: Oliver L. Sanborn. Very Good; Extremeties lightly rubbed.. 1837. Hardcover. 64mo 3" - 4½" tall; Red straight grain morocco, all edges gilt, 288p. .
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Edinburgh: R. Ross. Good. 1795. Full Leather. Small 8vo Re-backed leather binding, replaced spine, rubbed gilt titling and decoration. Previous owner's inscription 1842. , ix + 258 pp. clean and tight.. Edward Young (June, 1681 (As stated in Rev. J. Mitford's Biography of Young) - April 5, 1765) was an English poet, best… Read more
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Edinburgh. Printed for J. Balfour and W. Creech. 1773.. 14.5cm, viii,167&209pp., , in full contemporary calf, triple crushed morocco spine labels, ink inscription on the rear endpaper, bookplates, a very good to fine set. (Lt). .
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The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts

by Young, Edward

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1824
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Silas Andrus, Hartford, 1824. hardback. near very good condition in leather (spine somewhat darkened & pen names).
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John Mycall, 1789. Hardcover. Used - Acceptable. Newburyport: Printed by John Mycall, for the Proprietor of the Boston Book-store, No 59, Cornhill, Boston. [1789]. 408 pages. 6.75 x 4.25'', sheep, remnants of spine label & gilt title. Evans 23098. Sewing broken several places, leather split, worn, several signatures loose, page detached, torn, stained, rough but complete, fair.
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London: Printed for R. Dodsley and G. Hawkins (vol 2), 1749. Full Leather. Fair. Stated eighth edition. Full leather. 199, 263 pp. Illustrated frontispiece. Two volumes in one, providing the eighth edition of this popular long poem ruminating on the death of various loved ones. By Edward Young, an English poet of the late 17th and early… Read more
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The Complaint

by Edward Young

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1812
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London - Thomas Tegg, 1812 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A charmingly bound pocket-sized edition of Young's Night Thoughts. Illustrated, with an engraved frontispiece and title page. Edward Young is best remembered for his Night-Thoughts, which is a long narrative poem originally published in nine parts. The poem is written in blank verse and is Young's musings on death over a… Read more
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The Complaint: or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality 1789

by Edward Young

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1789
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1789. leather. Fair. The Complaint: or Night-Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality By Edward Young (1681–1765) 4"" X 7"" Tall, 408 pages Condition: Fair to Good, some distant owner stitched front and back boards back into spine. Medium foxing, two pages (317/18 & 319/20) with tears down middle and partly torn from spine, owners name Jane Ellen Esther… Read more
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Printed for W. Johnston. Collectible - Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. 16mo. Leather Hardback, 1773 . . Ex-Library book, with usual library treatments. Preface + 345 pp. Front hinge, cracked. Rear hinge, intact with stitching showing. Textblock, sturdy. Pages, clean and intact with pen notation to top right corner of front fly-leave with bottom corner… Read more
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts (1813)

by Edward Young

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2008-06-02
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The Complaint: or, Night Thoughts

by Young, Edward

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1823
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The Complaint ; or, Night-Thoughts on Life, and Immortality

by Edward Young

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2009-06-04
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by Edward Young

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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

by Edward Young (Creator)

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2012-08-01
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12mo. Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson, 1841. 12mo, engraved frontispiece and t/p (not by or after Blake), viii, 280pp. Full period dark red polished calf, gilt edges. § A sweet (and seemingly very uncommon) edition of this long-lived crowd pleaser first published in 1742, later illustrated by William Blake, and still in print in the UK and the USA by 1841.… Read more
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts (1813)

by Edward Young

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2008-01-10
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by Edward Young

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by Edward Young

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by Edward Young

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by Edward Young

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