[WOTY, William, attributed to]. ~ The Graces: a Poetical Epistle. From a Gentleman to his Son. London: Printed for the AUhtor, and Sold by W. Flexney... 1774.
4to (265 × 197 mm), pp. , 12, complete with the half-title; later linen backed boards; bookplate of Arnold Muirhead.
First edition, a burlesque on Chesterfield, not attributed to Woty by ESTC but reprinted, slightly altered, in Woty’s Poems on Several Occasions (Derby, 1780). There are several lines on Johnson:
‘How long in vain did learned Johnson toil.
And waste in busy thought the midnight oil...’ Gulick, 128; Jackson, p. 28.