Poems on several subjects:
written by Stephen Duck, some time a poor thresher ... at the wages of four shillings and six pence per week. Which were publickly read by ... Thomas Earl of Macclesfield, ... on Friday the 11th of September, 1730, to Her Majesty. Who was thereupon ... pleased to take the author into her royal protection, ... The ninth edition. To which are added, several poems by the same author, ... Also a copy of verses from a miller in Ireland to Stephen Duck.
|Main Creator:||Duck, Stephen, 1705-1756|
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London : printed for J. Roberts; and sold by T. Astley, 1733 [1742?]
One of three "ninth editions"; their order of publication has not been determined, but 1733 is considered to be a suspicious date for all of them (Foxon) especially this one, in light of the fact that William Allen's 'The landlord's companion', which wasn't published until 1742, is among the items advertised on p..
In this edition, there is a full stop after "week", and the following pages have these press figures: 7-5; 12-3; 23-4; -.
Physical description: 31,p. : ill. ; 8⁰.
Citations/References: Foxon, pp.200-01
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|JP.6146||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Joly|