Rev. George Crabbe's poems...
London. John James Chidley, 1846. New edition.
12mo. iv, 359pp, . With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title page. Original publisher's gilt-stamped blue cloth, A.E.G. Rubbed and marked, small split to head of sunned spine. Hinges exposed, inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting.
A compilation of clergyman George Crabbe's (1754-1832) poetical works, including 'The Library', 'The Village', and his best known verse 'The Borough'; a long poem, presented in twenty-four verse letters, describing the workings of a fictional town, from it's religious sects to local elections and charitable institutions, culminating in an attack on the workhouse as an institution.£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 22265