Original Miscellaneous Poems. by HARROP, Edward Atkins.

Original Miscellaneous Poems. by HARROP, Edward Atkins.

~ Original Miscellaneous Poems. London: Printed for C. Dilly, 1796.

8vo (155 × 95 mm), pp. [iii]-xii, [15], 131, [1], bound without half-title; contemporary mottled calf, gilt, rubbed (spine gilt mostly worn away; later inkstamp of F.J. Cornish-Bowden, Black Hall.

First edition of the author’s only collection, described in the Advertisement as ‘the efforts of youthful genius’. It includes a brave attempt to outdo Gray with an alternative ‘Elegy written in a Country Churchyard.’ The subscribers’ list includes Samuel Rogers of Newington Green. Jackson, p. 210; ESTC: 5 UK copies and Harvard, Huntington, McMaster and University of King’s College in North America.

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