A Poem written during a shooting Excursion on the Moors:…

A Poem written during a shooting Excursion on the Moors: by the Revd. William Greenwood, Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge; And Rector Of Bignor, In Sussex. by GREENWOOD, William.
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~ A Poem written during a shooting Excursion on the Moors: by the Revd. William Greenwood, Fellow of St. John’s College, Cambridge; And Rector Of Bignor, In Sussex. Bath: Printed by R. Cruttwell; and sold by J. Marshall... also by R. Baldwin... London, [ 1787.]

4to (230 × 190 mm), pp. [6], 25, [1], including half-title, wood-engraved head- and tailpieces; modern wrappers.

Sole edition of the first published work on grouse shooting. It was well known to Wordsworth, who quoted it in his poem An Evening Walk. Jackson, p. 133; Schwerdt I, p. 218 (‘Exceedingly Rare’); ESTC: Brighton Central Library, BL, Cambridge (UL and St John’s), Longleat, Bodley, NT (Dunham Massey), Huntington, Princeton, UC Berkeley and Yale.

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