Ballads of Archery, Sonnets, etc.

London: Printed for R.H. Evans, Pall Mall and W. Ginger, College Street, Westminster, 1818.

Price: $300.00


About the item

First Edition. Illustrated with woodcuts. xxxi, [i], 175pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary publisher's greeb blindstamped cloth, with neatly done new cloth spine, new endpapers. Very Good.

Item #334711

Prafce p. XV: "The following ballads were written between twenty and thirty years past, at various times, for the entertainment of a Society of Archers, called the Royal Kentish Bowmen, at their occasional meetings on Dartford Heath, Kent... His Royal Highness the present Prince Regent, patronized it... and being thus distinguished, it became privileged to assume the additional appellation of Royal."