Publisher: London: Printed for J. Hatchard, 1812.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Bareham & Gatrell A22; NCBEL II, 611.
Condition: Boards well worn and rubbed; some light foxing; a good copy.
Book ID: 24461
Description8vo, original drab boards, 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. From the library of Burton Weiss.