16586

WOLCOT’S ATTACK ON GIFFARD’S HUMBLE ORIGINS

(WOLCOT, John)

Peter and Aesop, A St. Giles Eclogue.

Published
Printed for Murray and Highley, J.Harding, and V.Griffith by Davis, Wilks and Taylor

Description
First edition, 4to., half title , vii, (1), 38, (2)pp., disbound.

£350.00

SKU: 16586

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An attack by the satirist John Wolcot (Peter Pindar) on the humble origins of his rival satirist William Giffard. The two came to blows at Wright’s bookshop in Piccadilly over the poem.