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The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

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The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary

by Allan Ramsay

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  • hardcover
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London: Printed for John Donaldson, Corner of Arundel Street, No. 195 Strand, 1775. Paper Covered Boards. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Printed in London in 1775. Size 8" x 5", 132 pages including the glossary. Blue paper covered boards with olive green buckram spine section. Condition good, the book has at some point been rebound with new endpapers, corners and edges rubbed, with a small vignette engraving tipped on to front free endpaper as a frontispiece, with stamps of "jolly beggar's tam o'shanter" to front pastedown and also one stamp to page 9 of the preliminary dedication to the Countess of Eglington, first few pages dust soiled a few occasional tiny spots here and there, other than this the contents are generally very clean. A nice copy, printed with musical notation to the songs at the start of each act of the play. The glossary at the back comprises some general rules, and a glossary of Scottish words and their English equivalents/meanings.

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Bookseller
Lazarus Books Limited GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
13467
Title
The Gentle Shepherd. a Scots Pastoral Comedy. With the Overtures to the Songs, and a Complete Glossary
Author
Allan Ramsay
Format/binding
Paper Covered Boards
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for John Donaldson, Corner of Arundel Street, No. 195 Strand
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1775
Keywords
FICTION PLAYS RURAL LIFE COUNTRYSIDE ROMANCE SCOTLAND SCOTTISH VERSE SONGS MUSIC
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
rebound
A book in which the pages have been bound into a covering replacing the original covering issued by the publisher.

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