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The Gentle Shepherd, A Pastoral Comedy, Allan Ramsay & David Allan, 1808

£20.00
SKU LAN7281

The Gentle Shepherd, A Pastoral Comedy, with Illustrations of the Scenary: An Appendix, Containing the Memoirs of David Allan, The Scots Hogarth; Besides Original, and Other Poems Connected with the Illustrations: And a Comprehensive Glossary. To Which are Prefixed, An Authentic Life of Allan Ramsay, and an Inquiry into the Origins of Pastoral Poetry; The Propriety of the Rules Prescribed for It; and the Practice of Ramsay. Volume 1.

Published in Edinburgh. Printed by Abernethy & Walker for William Martin, W. Creech, A. Constable & Co, P. Hill, and A. Mackay, Edinburgh; and for Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, Cuthell & Martin, and John Murray, London, 1908.

A fair hardback. Dark green paper over boards with labelled spine. Covers are worn, bumped and rubbed with losses to head and tail of spine. Previous owner's signature to half title. Text has uncut edges as issued with toned edges. Text pages are generally good, but with sporadic age spotting. Plates are also good and all soundly bound.

xx + 398pp. Includes tissue guarded frontispiece + 1 x fold-out map and 11 x tissue guarded illustrations, all as called for.

Dimensions: 

Approximately 256mm high x 165mm wide x 35mm deep.

Weight approximately 802g unpacked.