EDWARDS (John)

All Saints' Church, Derby: A Poem.

Published: Derby: Printed and Sold by John Drewry,

Date: 1805

First edition, 4to, viii, 44pp., with list of subscribers, 2 plates, drawn and engraved by H. Moore, show Derby and Ruins of Dale Abbey, orig. half calf, rubbed, marbled boards, joints cracked but still a nice copy.

Bibliography
British Library and Nottingham only on Copac; Jackson, Annals p. 285; Not in Johnson.

Note
John Edwards, born c. 1772, son of a shoemaker of Fulneck near Leeds, began life as a weaver before entering the spirit trade at Derby. The Wordsworths were impressed by Edwards, calling him 'the ingenious poet'.

£225

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