A comment upon the history of Tom Thumb.
London. Printed for J. Morphew, 1711. First edition.
8vo. 24pp. Disbound. Stab-stitch holes to gutter.
The first edition of physician and satirist William Wagstaffe's (1683/4-1725) parody of Joseph Addison's much maligned critical paper for the Spectator on the attraction of old ballads such as 'Chevy Chase'.
ESTC T60085.£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 21616