London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. Front hinge neatly repaired, neat marginal between half-title and title of the first work. A little light foxing in the second work, eighteenth- and twentieth-century ownership signatures on a preliminary blank. A very good, attractive copy. [Together with:] Hayley, William. An Essay on History; In three epistles to Edward Gibbon, Esq. With notes. The Second Edition. London: Printed for J. Dodsley, 1781. Quarto. , 168 pp. Bound together in full contemporary polished calf, gilt-decorated spine with red morocco label. Quarto. , 96 pp. Item #7616
Two essays by William Hayley (1745-1820), the poet and friend of Cowper, Romney and Southey, best known for his Triumphs of Temper.