Richard Plantagenet a Legendary Tale, Now first Published.
London. Printed for J. Bell, . First edition.
8vo. , iv, 30pp, . Without half-title. With an engraved titlepage and a final advertisement leaf. Twentieth-century blue crushed half-morocco, cloth boards, gilt titling to spine. Very slight fading to spine, else externally fine. Engraved title shaved at head just touching first line, very slightly marked.
An 81-stanza verse tale based on the life of Richard, 3rd Duke of York (1411-60) by English dramatist and actor Thomas Hull (1728-1808), and dedicated to David Garrick; it was referenced in contemporary performances of Shakespeare's Richard III.
ESTC T8365.£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 19193