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Works of Mr Abraham Cowley 1678  

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Title:
The Works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of Those Which Were Formerly Printed: and Those Which He Design'd for the Press. Now Published Out of the Authors Original Copies.
Author:
Cowley, Abraham
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by J.M. for Henry Herringman
Date:
1678
Description:

Each section independently paginated. Lacking portrait frontispiece. Second leaf of the introductory essay is lacking and a facsimile is laid in. (Folio) 29.5x19 cm (11½x7½"), modern morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt spine, new endpapers. Fifth Edition.

 Scarce Early printing of Cowley's works. 

Abraham Cowley was an English poet born in the City of London late in 1618. He was one of the leading English poets of the 17th century, with 14 printings of his Works published between 1668 and 1721.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Lacking frontispiece and a leaf of text, early ownership signatures on title page, light to moderate foxing throughout; very good.
 
Item number:
304198
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