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DODSWORTH, Mrs. Fugitive Pieces.

Canterbury. Printed by Simmons and Kirkby, 1802. First edition.
8vo in 4s. iv, 107pp, [1]. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, slight surface loss to upper board. Marbled endpapers.
The only work of Anna Dodsworth (c.1740-1801), privately printed in Canterbury by her husband Frank Dodsworth, Vicar of Dodington, in the year after her death.

In the UK, outside of a slew of copies in local Westcountry British libraries, OCLC locates only BL and Cambridge, and nine copies elsewhere (California, Illinois, Indiana, LOC, Oakland, NYPL, Stanford, Wisconsin and Yale).
Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p.105. Johnson 275.
£ 350.00 Antiquates Ref: 21114