Antiquarian & Secondhand Booksellers

Address: Carlton View, 17 Main Street, Normanton-on-Cliffe, Grantham, Lincs., NG32 3BH, England
Tel: +44(0)1400 251865  |  Email:

Book Details

[PRESTON (William)]. The Female Congress; or, The Temple of Cotytto: a Mock Heroic Poem. By the author of Seventeen Hundred and Seventy-seven.1779

Dublin: Printed for W. Wilson. First Dublin Edition, xi,[i],[1]-55,[1]pp., with half-title, engraved vignette on title, a couple of minor tears, disbound. First Dublin edition, by a Dublin poet and lawyer; a satire on Methodism and "the rising licentiousness of female manners." Handsomely printed on good paper, this edition is far more scarce than the 4to London edition published in the same year. ESTC locates NLI, Bodleian and Royal Irish Academy copies in the UK; Penn State and Rice copies in the US.

Stock #27373

£295.00 order » / enquire »

Back to results

An image of any item can be supplied on request