Il Pastor Fido, or, the Faithful Shepherd, a Pastoral Tragi-Comedy, Attempted in English Blank Verse, from the Italian of Signor Cavalier Giovanni Battista Guarini (Translated By William Clapperton)
Guarini, Giovanni Battista

Edinburgh: C. Stewart, 1809. F Two titles bound in one: Il Pastor Fido, or, the Faithful Shepherd, a Pastoral Tragi-Comedy, Attempted in English Blank Verse, from the Italian of Signor Cavalier Giovanni Battista Guarini (Translated By William Clapperton) 239 pages; tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece of Guarini and illustrated engraved title with cupid and maiden in chariot drawn by doves and printed title-page; printed dedication page to George Thomson; in a contemporary hand at top of that page is added "To George Thomson Esq", perhaps an author dedicated copy; bound with "A New Translation with Notes, of The Third Satire of Juvenal. To Which are Added, Miscellaneous Poems, Original and Translated." New York, Printed for E. Sargeant, No. 39 Wall Street 1806; 190 pages + 1 page 'Concluding Sonnet' + 1 page Errata; Translated By John Duer (1782-1858); OCLC references Early American Imprints Second Series, Shaw & Shoemaker 10655; with the bookplate of Charles William Everest; old leather binding, lacks spine cover; marbled paper covered boards, plain endpapers; pages clean; rebinding or reading copy. Good H (Item ID: 9019)

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