WILLY WOOD, and Greedy Grizzle: a Tale of the present…

~ WILLY WOOD, and Greedy Grizzle: a Tale of the present Century, founded on Fact … To which are subjoined three new Songs. London. Printed for the Author: sold by J. Forbes … and all the Booksellers in Town and Country … [ 1791/2].

8vo (174 × 122 mm) in half-sheets, pp. viii, 32; stained and finger-soiled, upper corner of A2 torn away (no loss), a couple of tears to final leaf; modern wrappers.

Sole edition: a rare satirical work evidently targeted at certain characters from Newcastle, the dedication, to ‘the Magisterial Rooks of the Corporation of Bur-castle’, is signed ‘Brother Rook of the right Breed’. Not in Jackson; ESTC locates 5 copies only (BL, 2 copies, Bodley, Columbia, Lilly).

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