RICHARDSON, William. ~ Poems, chiefly rural... the third edition, corrected. Glasgow: Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis, printers to the University. 1776.
12mo (125 × 70 mm), pp. , 143, complete with the half-title; early inscription to title; contemporary calf, spine gilt with 4 raised bands and red morocco label, rubbed, gilt rather indistinct, but a very good copy; modern bookplate of novelist John Fowles.
Richardson, secretary to Lord Cathcart and tutor to his sons, had been a close associate of the Foulis brother and edited numerous texts for their press. They printed the first edition of this poetical collection in 1774. Jackson, p. 47; Gaskell, 598.