The book of life : a bibliographical melody.

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Roxburghe Club.
Other Authors: Thomson, John.
Associated Name: Johnson, J. (Printer)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London : From the press of J. Johnson, 1820.
Physical Description:[8]p ; 25 cm
Place of Publication:
England -- London.
General note:"Fifty copies on paper; two on vellum".
"To the ... members of the Roxburghe Club; this bibliographical melody, as a specimen of printing from the press of John Johnson, is most respectfully inscribed, by their obliged and obedient servant, 17th June 1820, Richard Thomson".
With a list of members of the Roxburghe club. Each copy is personalised by having the individual member's name printed in a box. This copy was printed for "P.E. Townley, Esq."
The poem is a metaphor between the running order of pages in a book and the different stages of life; "Chaque jour de ma vie, est un [sic] page de mon livre".
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