CURIOUS AND RARE ITEM IN SUPERB FULL CALF
ROWLANDS, Samuel. FENNOR, William ~ Tis Merry when Gossips Meet. Pasquil’s Night-Cap.
Chiswick Press: C. Whittingham, 1819
Full calf, 7.5 inches tall. A superbly bound volume with gilt raised bands and ornate blind tooling to the panels and boards, typical of the Regency period. Slight rubbing. Bookplate and Binder's Ticket for T.Sowler of St. Ann's Square, Manchester. A very curious and rare work containing 2 reprints, the first published originally by John Deane in 1609, the second by Thomas Thorp in 1612. Titled 'Ancient Humorous Poetry' on the spine.