London: printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster-Row, [1775?]. 12mo., xii, 155  pages; VG; bound in later three quarters calf with marbled paper boards, spine with gilt titling 'Fair Rosamond & Jane Shore - London 1700'; mild rubbing and wear; small Robert W. Downing bookplate to front pastedown; with wood-engraved frontispiece and numerous illustrations; poor impressions to both text and plates; date presumed from the ESTC, with only one copy listed, located at the British Library; extremely scarce; shelved case 3.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
This Downing copy previously sold at auction through Henkels in 1922, where the publication date is cited to be 1700.; Maggs sold a copy in 1961, citing the date as c. 1760.;
S. Crowder only began publishing in 1754/1755. This edition is possibly a reissue of ESTC: T118175 (1760) or ESTC: N62830 (1762), 'The unfortunate concubines,' with new title page and pagination. Both also scarce, with only 5 combined copies on the ESTC.;