Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1853. Full morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. A truly superb binding in full straight grain morocco by J. Wright, a bookbinder "of the highest order" (Ramsden). With gilt raised bands and glorious gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Young's 'Night-Thoughts' was one of the most popular poems of the century, influencing Goethe and Edmund Burke, among many others, with its notable illustrations by William Blake.