Scripscrapologia; or, Collins's doggerel Dish of All Sorts. Consisting of songs adapted to familiar tunes, and which may be sung without the chaunterpipe of an Italian warbler, or the ravishing accompaniments of Tweedle-Dum or Tweedle-Dee. Particularly those which have been more applauded in the author's once popular performance, call'd The Brush. The gallimaufry garnished with a variety of comic tales, quaint epigrams, whimsical epitaphs, &c. &c.
1804. Birmingham: by the Author, 1804. 12mo, xi, [i] 184 pp. Engraved portrait, with the half-title. Occasional spotting; expertly rebacked; still an attractive, untrimmed copy in the original drab boards. § First edition of this collection of provincial verse by John Collins (1742-1808), the actor, poet and sometime bookseller who..... More