SEWARD, Anna, ~ Louisa, a Poetical Novel in Four Epistles... the Third Edition. Lichfield: Printed and sold by J. Jackson, and G. Robinson... London. 1784.
4to (265 × 205 mm), pp. , 93, , complete with half-title, signed ‘Anna Seward’ at foot of final leaf; this leaf slightly frayed but not affecting the signature; disbound.
Signed by the author. ‘In 1784 [Seward] published Louisa: a Poetical Novel, in Four Epistles, which experiments with a hybrid form she calls a ‘poetical novel’, and which she considered to be her best work. Louisa went through four editions in 1784 and a fifth edition in 1785. Jackson, p. 107; Jackson, Women, p. 293; Sabin 79476.