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INVENTORY #2623

Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley

COWLEY, Abraham; HURD, R. (ed.)

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The works of Cowley were collected in 1668, when Thomas Sprat, afterwards Bishop of Rochester, brought out a splendid edition in folio, to which he prefixed a graceful and elegant life of the poet. There were many reprints of this collection, which formed the standard edition till 1881.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: T. Cadell, in the Strand
  • Edition: Second Edition
  • Date Published: 1772
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Two vols. xi, 244 vii, 279 p. 18 cm full leather bindings with gilt spines and border. Edges worn and spine worn at head and tail. Hinges cracked. Spine label missing, corners bumped. A touch of foxing. Inscribed on front free end paper "From the Author" with a pencil note "R. Hurd?".

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