London: G. Kearsly, 1774. First Edition. 4to, half title; title; [i]-iii, 16pp; without "Explanatory Notes & Observations" at the end, but with two final blank leaves, bulked with another 13 leaves of Michallet laid paper; later three-quarter morocco and marbled boards by Club Bindery, a.e.g. Edwin B. Holden bookplate; marginal offsetting from leather to endpapers; spine bands and extremities of covers rubbed, a handsome copy. Item #205799
Goldsmith's last poem, a series of satirical portraits of numerous literary contemporaries.