Publisher: London: Printed for J. Payne, 1767.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Scott, pages 197-98; Tinker 1115; Rothschild 1029.
Condition: Endpapers browned and slightly chipped at the edges from the leather turn-ins; very good copy.
Book ID: 27848
DescriptionSmall 8vo, contemporary calf rebacked, brown leather label, gilt lettering. Frontispiece engraved by Charles Grignion.
CommentsAn anthology of mostly 18th century poems suitable for ladies, anonymously compiled and with an introduction by Oliver Goldsmith. Included are works by Pope, Addison, Moore, Parnell, Thomson, Dryden, Swift, Collins, Gay and Goldsmith himself. - but none by ladies!