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Thos Bird
1764/65 UNREGISTERED BOOK "The Choice A Pastoral Essay" Thos Bird 48pp POETRY
Warrington, 1764. YeOldBookWorms Ltd *Antiquarian & Collectable Book Dealers * Please See Other Auctions * For Your Consideration.. The Choice: A Pastoral Essay. Wrote in the Spring of 1764 By Thos Bird, Gent. c1764/65 Warrington; Printed by William Eyres, near the Market Gate. **Unregistered book** *No records to ESTC [British Library], Worldcat or any results on the internet** 21.8cm x 17cm. Pagination: Title, [1] ii-iv. [1] 3-48. The following pages written in ink hand: Title, 47, 48.Contemporary half leather binding [lacking the front board]. Marbled Endpapers.** "The Choice a Pastoral Essay" "See, lovely charmer, how the trees, Their fallen leaves renew; Taste how the aromatic breeze, Expands on me, and you. Behold the winter snows are fled, And verdant green abound; While numerous flowers their lustre spread, to paint th' enamel ground" P.1 "To Mr Bird, upon hearing of his intention, to publish. Sir. The enclosed lines are not the product of an idle hour, devoted to your service, the Author presumes not to think that the feeble Efforts of his Muse deserves your notice; but hopes that you will not despite this Token of his Respect hoe ever imperfect and undigested it be. If, you find his Composition, void of Sentiment, Imagination and Harmony, commit it to Oblivion, which in that case, it would justly deserve, if it has any small share of Merit he does not fear you take proper notice of it." "Wishes for the Success of your Publication, and all that diffidence which is natural to your adventurers in the literary World; the Author takes his Leave" No records of the book. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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