Boston: Manning & Loring, for Ebenezer Larkin, 1799. v, , -141, [3 publisher advts] pp. Bound in contemporary sheep [rubbed, inner hinges cracked]. Text with light toning and mild wear. Good+.
The first canto was published in Philadelphia in 1775. "So great was its popularity that more than thirty pirated editions in pamphlet and other form were published" [Church].
"The explanatory notes are by Joel Barlow" [ESTC].
Evans 36456. Wegelin 405. ESTC W26160. Church 1192 [1782 first edition]. Item #36299