Publisher: London: Printed for J. Hatchard, 1812.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Bareham & Gatrell A22; NCBEL II, 611.
Condition: The rebacked spine is considerably darker than the upper and lower boards; some foxing; very good copy, in a cloth clamshell box.
Book ID: 21797
Description8vo, original drab boards (rebacked), printed paper label, untrimmed. Half-title and leaf of publisher's ads present.
CommentsThe first of Crabbe's Tales in Verse, as they were often referred to, which were continued with Tales of the Hall (1819). The narrative tales brought Crabbe belated fame and modest fortune. Contemporary ink signature on the front free endpaper and booklabel of Shadwell Park, MDCCCXLII, on the front paste-down.