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Creator:
Ramsay, Allan, 1686-1758.
Title:
The gentle shepherd : a pastoral comedy / by Allan Ramsay.
Published/Created:
Glasgow : Printed by A. Foulis, and sold by D. Allan, Dickson's Closs, Edinburgh, also by J. Murray, No. 32. Fleet-Street, and C. Elliot, Strand, London., M.DCC.LXXXVIII [1788]
Physical Description:
[2], x, [2], 111, [2], 17, 18 p., 13 leaves of plates : ill., port. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3657 A7 1788+ Copy 1 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3657 A7 1788+ Copy 2 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3657 A7 1788+ Copy 3 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3657 A7 1788+ Copy 4 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC: British Art Center has 4 copies. Copy 1 is the Abbey copy. Copy 2 has the bookplate of James W. Alston. Copy 3 has the bookplate of Charles Selwin, and is bound by C. Smith. Copy 3 has the autographs of Alexander Pope, James Bruce, and Thomas George Street. Copy 4 has the addition of pen and ink drawings of the original plates.
LWL 4to. 53 R14 788: bookplate: Ex Libris Julian A. Walker; LWL copy is 30 cm. high.
Plates by A. Ramsay; after D. Allan.
"Published according to Act of Parliament by D. Allan."
"The Editor has followed the orthography of the Quarto Edition, published by the author, in 1728."--Cf. Advertisement following p. x.
Abbey, J.R. Life 244
Glossary: 17 p. at end.
Music: 18 p. at end.
Engravings by David Allan.
ESTC (RLIN) T60190
Subject Terms:
Allan, D. -- Publisher.
Alston, James W. -- Bookplate (BAC)
Bruce, James, 1730-1794 -- Pres. insc. to Mr. Pope, 1790 (BAC)
Elliot, C. -- Publisher.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1788.
Foulis, Andrew, d. 1775. -- Printer.
Murray, J. -- Publisher.
Pope, Alexander, 1763-1835 -- Pres. insc. to Thomas George Street Esqr., 1827
Selwin, Charles -- Bookplate (BAC)
Smith, C. -- Bookbinder.
Street, Thomas George -- Pres. insc. from Alexr. Pope, 1827 (BAC)
Walker, Julian A. -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1788.
Contributors:
Ramsay, Allan, 1713-1784, ill.
Allan, David, 1744-1796, ill.
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