1798.050: A Collection of Plays and Poems by Robert Munford.

Published: 1798

Full Title: A collection of plays and poems, by the late Col. Robert Munford, of Mecklenburg county, in the state of Virginia. Now first published together.

Author: Munford, Robert (d. 1784).

Place Issued: Petersburg

Issuing Press: William Prentis

Description: 188 pgs.; 22 cm. (8vo)


Bibliographer Edwin Wolf (Library Company of Philadelphia) reported variations in gatherings of this title, suggesting that individual parts may have been available as separate titles. Contents: The candidates; or The humours of a Virginia election. A comedy, in three acts – The patriots. A comedy, in five acts – A translation of the first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses in English verse – The ram: a humorous poem, written about the time when the ladies wore very high head-dresses, being a true story – First letter from the Devil to his son – Second letter from the same to the same – Answer to the foregoing – A poem in answer to one, entitled, "The winter piece" – Colin and Celia: a pastoral poem – A dream – A patriotic song.

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