The Old Serpent’s Reply to the Electrical Eel... by [PERRY,…

The Old Serpent’s Reply to the Electrical Eel... by [PERRY, reply to.]

~ The Old Serpent’s Reply to the Electrical Eel... London: Printed for M. Smith, and sold by the Booksellers... L,DCC,LXXVII [i.e. 1777].

4to (258 × 210 mm), pp. [2], 22; marginal browning to title and final page, waterstain to lower margin of gatherings C–G; disbound.

Sole edition. In the Monthly Review’s opinion: ‘A fruitless attempt to catch the Eel of Wit by the tail.’ With allusions to Wilkes, Garrick, and Catherine the Great, among others. Jackson, p. 56.

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