Place and Imprint: London: Printed for Benj. Tooke, 1713.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Rothschild 1512; Foxon P70; Hayward 149; NCBEL II, 561.
Condition: Some light foxing and stains; one catchword trimmed by a binder; very good copy.
Book ID: 27207
Physical Description8vo, modern brown quarter morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt lettering. Half-title present.
CommentsA 36-page poem - or verse essay - on poetical styles by Irishman Thomas Parnell (1679-1718), clergyman, poet, essayist, and member of the Scriblerus Club, a group that included Swift, Gay, Pope, and Arbuthnot. Parnell's Essay was his first book and the only substantial work published during his short lifetime.