The Gentle Shepherd, A Pastoral Comedy
Place of Publication: Glasgow, Scotland
29.5 x 24 x 3 cm (11 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 13 aquatints and 17 etched music sheets
Not On View
(Glasgow: A. Foulis, for D. Allan, Edinburgh, and J. Murray and C. Elliot, London, 1788) Quarto; 82 leaves, plus 13 plates; contemporary gilt-stamped brown “tree” calf.
Frontispiece author portrait; illustrations of scenes from play; etched sheet music
Glasgow: A. Foulis, for D. Allan, Edinburgh, and J. Murray and C. Elliot, London, 1788
Burgie, 1813 (inscription on title, with shelf mark K-5-3); Wynne R. Jeudwine; Marlborough Rare Books, London, 1985; Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, by whom given to MFA, December 1999.
Gift of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow