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The Gentle Shepherd,

Ramsay Allan (1788)

£475.00 

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a Pastoral Comedy.Aquatint frontispiece portrait and twelve plates by David Allan, eighteen engraved plates of music (on recto and verso of nine leaves). 4to. [iv], x, [ii], 111, [3], 17 pp. Contemporary marbled boards (rebacked). Glasgow: by A. Foulis,

Gaskell, The Foulis Press, 688. With the half-title. A good clean copy. The fourth plate, which is usually reddish, is here a similar grey to the other plates. This is the seventh edition of The Gentle Shepherd to have been published by the Foulis Press, and is printed on good quality paper. Provenance: Broughton Baptist Library (bookplate).

Stock Code: 50246