Poems and Translations... by HOYLAND, Francis.

Poems and Translations... by HOYLAND, Francis.

~ Poems and Translations... London, Printed for W. Bristow... and C. Etherington, in York. 1763.

4to (277 × 222 mm), pp. 54, [2]; uncut in the original blue-grey wrappers.

First edition: the first collection by the friend of the poet William Mason and Horace Walpole, who later printed Hoyland’s Poems (1769) at Strawberry Hill. Included are ‘Verses on the Death of a notorious Bawd’ (i.e. Moll King) and ‘On an Old Maid that chewed Tobacco’.

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