Variety. A tale, for married people.
London. Printed for J. Dodsley, 1776. First edition, the printing with the press figures '9' on p.7 and '5' on p.15..
Quarto. 24pp. Disbound. Leaves lightly toned, inked manuscript numeral to head of title-page.
The first edition of William Whitehead's (bap. 1715, d. 1785) narrative poem instilling the notion that variety is the spice of life for lovings couples; printed the year prior to him taking up the position of poet laureate, Thomas Gray (1716-1771) having declined the post.
ESTC T62734.£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 19190