Abbreviations and Sources

1809 The Poems of Robert Bloomfield, 2 vols. (London: the Author, Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 1809).
1827 Poems by Robert Bloomfield, 3 vols. (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green, 1827).
Add. MS British Library Manuscript designation.
Banks of Wye The Banks of Wye; a Poem in Four Books (London: the Author, Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 1811).
BCB B.C. Bloomfield, 'The Publication of The Farmer's Boy, by Robert Bloomfield', The Library, 6th series 15.2 (1993), 75–94.
BL British Library.
Brayley E. W. Brayley, Views in Suffolk, Norfolk, and Northamptonshire; illustrative of the Works of Robert Bloomfield; Accompanied with Descriptions: to which is Annexed, a Memoir of the Poet's Life (London: Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 1806).
Farmer's Boy The Farmer's Boy: a Rural Poem 1st edn. (London: Vernor and Hood, 1800).
Good Tidings Good Tidings; or, News from the Farm (London: Vernor and Hood, 1804).
Hart W.H. Hart (ed.), Selections from the Correspondence of Robert Bloomfield (London: Spottiswoode, 1870).
Harvard MS Eng The two manuscripts (776/776.1) of The Farmer's Boy, in the Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Hazelwood-Hall Hazelwood-Hall: a Village Drama in Three Acts (London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1823).
Little Davy The History of Little Davy's New Hat (London: Darton, Harvey and Darton, 1815).
May Day MayDay with the Muses (London: the Author, 1822).
Phillips Mary Phillips, 'A Poet at Shefford', Bedfordshire Magazine, 57 (Summer 1961), 8–14.
Remains The Remains of Robert Bloomfield, [ed. by Joseph Weston], 2 vols. (London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1824).
Rural Tales Rural Tales, Ballads and Songs, quarto edn. (London: Vernor and Hood, 1802).
Wickett William Wickett and Nicholas Duval, The Farmer's Boy: The Story of a Suffolk Poet, Robert Bloomfield, His Life and Poems 1766–1823 (Lavenham: Terence Dalton, 1971).
Wild Flowers Wild Flowers; or Pastoral and Local Poetry, quarto edn. (London: Vernor, Hood and Sharpe, 1806).
Works The Works of Robert Bloomfield (London and New York: Routledge, undated, late nineteenth century, various editions).