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Abraham Cowley
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 [Second Edition Restored and Rebound]
1669. London: Printed By J.M. For Henry Herringman, at the Sign of the Blew Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange, London, 1669, Second Edition [First Edition was 1668]. Restored in 1972 by A & M Winstanley s of Salisbury. Engraved frontispiece portrait by William Faithorne. Contemporary mottled calf. 6 raised bands, gilt-stamped compartments. Early ink signature of Cath Watts at the head of the title-page and on a repaired free end paper. With "An Account of the Life & Writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley Written to Mr. M. Clifford" by T. Sprat [Thomas Sprat, 1635-1713]. Collated and complete according to the British Library copy: [44], 41, [1], 80, [4], 58, 61-70, 154, 23, [1], 148 p. : portrait. "The mistress", "Pindarique odes", and "Davideis, a sacred poem" each have separate dated title page and pagination; register is continuous. 1, a4-c4, B4-Z4, Aa4-Zz4, Aaa4-Ccc4, Ddd2, A4-S4, T2. Aaa has a burn hole which impacts the text. Miscellanies pages 1 41pp; The Mistress pages 1 80pp; Pindarique Odes pages 1 70pp; Davideis A Sacred Poem pages 1 154pp; Davideidos pages 1 23pp; Verses Written on several Occasions pages 1 148pp. Approximately 11 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine good condition new spine to the original front board, gilt titles on red label, 6 raised bands separating 7 compartments, 6 of which have lavish gilt decoration. Joints good condition rubbed. Corners good condition new rear board, repaired front board. Boards good condition original front board, new rear board, full leather boards with gilt decoration to the centre and gilt borders, th … [Click Below for Full Description]
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