The Gentle Shepherd, A Scotch Pastoral . . . Attempted in English by Margaret Turner. ALLAN RAMSAY.

The Gentle Shepherd, A Scotch Pastoral . . . Attempted in English by Margaret Turner.

Publisher: London: Printed for the Author, by T. Bensley, [1790].
Edition: The first English version by Margaret Turner.
Bibliographical References: NCBEL II, 1970.
Condition: Boards a little rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 23236

Description

8vo, recent half morocco period style, contemporary marbled boards and matching edges, dark green morocco label, gilt rules and lettering. Eleven page list of subscribers.

Comments

¶ One of several English versions of Ramsay's famous and immensely popular pastoral drama, this one with parallel Scottish and English texts. Little is recorded about Margaret Turner, who dedicates her English version of The Gentle Shepherd to the Prince of Wales.

Price: $300.00

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