Publisher: London: Printed for the Author and Sold by C. Dilley, 1780.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, page 266; ESTC T109806 records three copies in the British Isles (BL, Oxford & Cambridge) and five copies in North America (HEH, LCP, UCLA, Chicago & McMaster).
Condition: Fine, handsome copy.
Book ID: 27300
Description4to, modern brown morocco period-style by Philip Dusel, red morocco label, gilt decorations and lettering. Eight-page list of subscribers.
Comments¶ A substantial and accomplished collection of over 80 poems by Eliza Reeves, about whom little is recorded. She writes on the death of David Garrick, music, a lady friend who was presented with a watch by her husband, "On hearing the Rev. Mr. Wheatley's Lectures upon Rhetoric," elegies on friends, and odes on current events. This was Eliza Reeves only recorded book. Among the subscribers are Frances and Richard Brindsley Sheridan.