THE CHILDREN IN THE WOOD. The Second Edition.
London: Printed and Sold by Darton and Harvey, Gracechurch Street, 1802.  pages. Illustrated with an engraved vignette on title and thirteen engravings within the text. Recently handsomely rebound in red sheep with gilt title to the spine. 150 x 92 mm. Some light spotting and offsetting; else a very good copy of a scarce title first published in October of 1801. ‘In this version the children escape from the wood, attend a school of industry and, after their wicked uncle dies, come into their somewhat reduced inheritance. The original ballad is printed at the end, omitting the lines describing the children’s death.’ Darton, G296(1)