The Goat’s Beard. A Fable … by [WHITEHEAD, William].

~ The Goat’s Beard. A Fable … London: Printed for J. Dodsley … 1777.

4to (239 × 196 mm), pp. 40; a few marks to the title; disbound.

First edition. The title alludes to one of the fables of Phaedrus, in which the he-goats complain to Jupiter that the she-goats have been allowed to have beards. With (passing) mention of Garrick, and a number of women from history: Margaret I of Denmark, Margaret of Anjou, Blanche of Castile, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Catherine de’ Medici etc. Jackson, p. 54.

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