Pamela and Phyloclea.
Published Novr. 17th. 1777, by W. Shropshire, No.158, New Bond Street.
Mezzotint, scratched letter proof, title in open letters, and uncleaned title area. 250 x 190mm, 9¾ x 7½". A fine and richly inked impression, lacking lower margin.
Two shepherdesses in oval frame, one with crook, the other holding a bird's nest with two doves sitting on it. A scene illustrating 'The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia' (1580, pub. 1590) by Sir Philip Sidney (1554 – 1586). After Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680).
Chaloner Smith: 155. Whitman: 204.
[Ref: 13785] £260.00