Rural Tales, Ballads, and Songs . . . The Second Edition.

London: Printed for Vernor and Hood, and Longman and Rees, 1802. Stated second edition, slightly expanded from the 105-page first edition published the same year. Small 8vo, contemporary green half morocco, marbled boards, gilt rules and lettering, [xii], 119 pages. Frontis portrait and 11 plates. Some rubbing; offset to the title from the frontis portrait; a very good copy. Item #10634

The second book from this laborer-poet, who enjoyed great popularity during the vogue for rustic poets. NCBEL III, 367.

Price: $125.00

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