Providence. An allegorical poem in three books.

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Dublin Core

Title

Providence. An allegorical poem in three books.

Description

18th century Scottish red goatskin binding. Gilt tooling to covers, in a herringbone style characteristic of Scottish bookbindings of the 18th century. With further gilt tooling to spine, board edges and turn-ins. Bookblock edges in gilt. Marbled endpapers.

Creator

John Ogilvie (1732-1813)

Source

Publisher

London: George Burnet (active 1758-1802)

Date

1764

Contributor

Inscription on front endpaper: "To the Right Honourable the Earl of Hopeton. In testimony of the most respectful esteem. From the author." Beneath this, in a second hand: "Febry 17th 1765 given to Jane Hopetoun". John Hope, 2nd Earl of Hopetoun (1704-1781) married Jane Oliphant (-1767). Armorial bookplate signed "Hopetoun", with mottos "Tria juncta in uno" and "At spes non fracta" on front pastedown. In the upper corner of this bookplate, in pencil, is written "C5".

Relation

ESTC, T46056

Format

Quarto (25 cm)

Citation

John Ogilvie (1732-1813), “Providence. An allegorical poem in three books.,” The Hornby Bindings, accessed December 3, 2022, https://hornbybindings.omeka.net/items/show/14.