in the Pit: or, Lines addressed to The D--ch-ss of…

~ in the Pit: or, Lines addressed to The D--ch-ss of A---------ll. The second Edition. London: Printed for S. Bladon... 1773.

4to (288 × 224 mm), pp. [4], 7, [1]; complete with the half-title; first and last pages dust-soiled; uncut and stab-sewn, as issued.

Second edition, a straight reprint of the first (also 1773). ‘Idle abuse of the Duchess [the noted beauty and socialite, Elizabeth Campbell, Duchess of Argyll], for asserting, in a manner with which this rhymster is offended, her right to her box at the playhouse. This is one of the most frivolous and impudent catchpenny things which hath appeared in the course of the late pamphlet-season’ (Monthly Review).

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