Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress
[Thomas Moore]. Tom Crib's Memorial to Congress. With a Preface, Notes, and Appendix. By One of the Fancy. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1819. First edition. Small octavo (6.25 x 3.75 inches; 158 x 95 mm.). [2, title-leaf], [iii]-xxxi, [1, blank], 88, [2, blank] pages. Contemporary black half sheepskin over marbled paper-covered boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, boards ruled in blind; all edges of the text block marbled; plain endpapers. Covers rubbed; joints and edges and little worn; corners bumped and worn; a few tiny splashes and some faint tanning to the front board. Top edge a little dusty; endpapers very faintly discolored, small tear to the bottom edge of the rear free endpaper; corners of a few leaves creased. Very good. A satirical poem form the perspective of Tom Crib, an English boxer. NCBEL Volume III, p. 265. (#10331).