POEMS selected and printed by a small Party of English,…

POEMS selected and printed by a small Party of English, who made this Amusement a Substitute for Society, which the disturbed Situation of the Country prevented them from enjoying. by POEMS.

~ POEMS selected and printed by a small Party of English, who made this Amusement a Substitute for Society, which the disturbed Situation of the Country prevented them from enjoying. At Strasburg, in the Month of February 1792.

4to (286 × 224 mm) in half-sheets, pp. [4], 91, [1]; complete with the half-title (repaired at head); inscribed ‘The Gift of Sir John & Lady Legard June 1797’; contemporary tree calf, rebacked.

Privately printed. A curious piece, containing work by Goldsmith, Gray, Lyttleton, Shenstone, Sheridan, Greville, and Pope. Who the ‘small Party’, trapped by events in Strasbourg, were remains unknown.

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