Tales. George CRABBE.

Tales.

London: J. Hatchard, 1812.

Octavo, bound without the half-title and the final leaf of advertisements in old half blue calf.

Poet, surgeon and clergyman

First edition of Crabbe's collection of twenty-one poems revealing his rather grim sense of humour. The most well-known of these, The Frank Courtship, tells of the pure Josiah - 'A heart unspotted, and a life unblam'd' - and his courtship of the worldly Sybil 'fond of pleasure, gay and light'.

First edition of Crabbe's collection of twenty-one poems revealing his rather grim sense of humour. The most well-known of these, The Frank Courtship, tells of the pure Josiah - 'A heart unspotted, and a life unblam'd' - and his courtship of the worldly Sybil 'fond of pleasure, gay and light'.

Condition Report: A few spots, but a good copy.

Price (AUD): $325.00

US$239.01   Other currencies

Ref: #2408096

Condition Report