Poems, On Various Subjects, By Ann Yearsley, A Milkwoman of Clifton, Near Bristol; Being Her Second Work. ANN YEARSLEY.

Poems, On Various Subjects, By Ann Yearsley, A Milkwoman of Clifton, Near Bristol; Being Her Second Work.

Publisher: London: Printed for the Author, and Sold by G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1787.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 384; NCBEL II, 698.
Condition: Some minor spots; one signature with some small marginal tears from careless opening; very good copy, with generous margins.
Book ID: 25575

Description

4to, modern brown half calf, marbled paper boards, green leather label, gilt rules and lettering. Half-title present.

Comments

¶ The second book of poetry by Ann Yearsley, a substantial collection that includes personal poems ("To those who accuse the Author of Ingratitude"), poems of local Bristol interest and a poem in memory of Thomas Chatterton. This collection is prefaced by Yearsley's version of the events surrounding the quarrel with Hannah More over the trust More established to help the Yearsley family, together with some documentation.

Price: $1,500.00