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RAMSAY (Allan): The Gentle Shepherd, a Pastoral Comedy; With Illustrations of the Scenary [sic]: An Appendix, Containing Memoirs of David Allan, the Scots Hogarth, besides original, and other poems connected with the illustrations. To which are prefixed, An Authentic Life of Allan Ramsay, and an Inquiry into the Origin of Pastoral Poetry; the Propriety of the Rules Prescribed for it; and the Practice of Ramsay. , Edinburgh: Printed by Avernethy & Walker, For William Martin. W. Creech...[et al], 1808.

2 volumes. Large 8vo, pp. xx [xxi Directions to the Binder, xxii blank], 398; vi, [399] - 772, engraved portrait of Ramsay as frontispiece in volume 1, folding map and 11 other engraved plates, engraved frontispiece and 2 other engraved plates in volume 2, contemporary half calf, morocco labels, marbled boards (a little rubbed), rebacked with old spine of volume 2 laid down and preserved, with spine of volume 2 rebacked to match; lacks half-titles, text foxed. Burns Martin 267. (Book ref. 5618 )  £ 100.00

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