The Poetical Works of Abraham Cowley In Four Volumes. From the Text of Dr. Sprat, &c. With the Life of the Author

COWLEY, Abraham

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Vol. I contains: Miscellanies, Elegiack Poems, Epistles, Prologues, Epilogues, &c. Vol. II: Mistress, Odes, Pindarick Odes, Anacreonticks, &c. Vol. III: Pref. to Books of Plants, First Book. Of Herbs. Second Book. Of Ditto. Third Book. Of Flowers. Fourth Book. Of Ditto. Fifth Book. Of Trees. Vol. IV: Sixth Book of Plants, Davideis Book First, Ditto Book Second, Davideis Book Third, Ditto Book Fourth, Imitations, Fragments, &c.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: At the Apollo Press, by the Martins
  • Edition: Bell's Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1784
  • Place Published: Edinburg
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Ex library - good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Bell's Edition. The Poets of Great Britain Complete From Chaucer to Churchill. 4 vols.: lxxxiv, 85-251; 260; xxii, 23-251; 271, [5] p. 13 cm. Vol. 1 has engraved frontispiece portrait of Cowley, which states Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London, Dec. 15th 1777. Engraved title pages, each with a different illustration, but three stating Printed for John Bell near Exeter Exchange Strand London. Vol. I: Jan. 1st, 1778. Vol. II: Jan. 10th, 1778. Vol. III cut off at bottom. Vol. IV: Jan. 14th, 1778. Tree calf with gilt trim. Burgundy, black and green spine labels. Books 36 to 39 of Bell's Poets. Vol. 36 has two missing spine labels (though one has been preserved inside) and vol. 37 has one missing. Front pastedowns have bookplates of Douglas of Cavers and small reference labels (the only indication of library usage).

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