Louisa, a poetical novel, in four epistles . the second edition.: Seward, Anna.

Louisa, a poetical novel, in four epistles . the second edition.

Seward, Anna.

Published by J. Jackson & G. Robinson, Lichfield, 1784
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Second issue (with a cancel title-page) of this attempt to "unite the impassion'd fondness of Pope's ELOISA, with the chaster tenderness of Prior's EMMA," written by a Romantic poet often called the Swan of Lichfield. Louisa went through no fewer than four printings in 1784, the year of its initial publication. 4to (27.2 cm, 10.7"). vi, 95, [1 (blank)] pp. ESTC T95509; NCBEL, II, 682. Old-style marbled paper?covered boards, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and date labels. Light waterstaining to upper and lower margins of first and last few leaves; title-page and a few others stamped by a now-defunct institution. Author's name inscribed in an early hand at the end of the poem. Bookseller Inventory # 8562

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Title: Louisa, a poetical novel, in four epistles ....

Publisher: J. Jackson & G. Robinson, Lichfield

Publication Date: 1784

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