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Catalogue of Antiquarian Books 1700-1900

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In our Catalogue this is Booknumber V74784

Author Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667)
Title THE WORKS of Mr. Abraham Cowley: In Two Volumes. Consisting of those Which were formerly Printed; And those which He Design'd for the Press, Publish'd out of the Auhor's Original Copies. With the Cutter of Coleman-Street. The Tenth E£dition. Adorn'd with Cuts. THE THIRD AND LAST VOLUME OF THE WORKS OF Mr.Abraham Cowley ..
PlacePub London
Publisher Jacob Tonson (Vol.3 printed for Charles Harper) 10th edition, 8th edition).
Date 1707, 1707, 1708
Illustrations Frontis portait of Cowley + 32 engraved plates with portraits of Charles I, Charles II, Oliver Cromwell and other scenes.
Description Three Volumes lacking all covers and 2 of 3 spines but pages all complete and tightly sewn into three volumes ready to be bound. All Edges Gilt. Vol.I Frontis + Titlepage + Portrait of Mr. Martin Clifford + LXXVIII (Life of Cowley by Thomas Sprat Bishop of Rochester + Verses on Death of Cowley) + [8]pp Table of Contents + folding plate + 392pp; Vol.II Frontispiece + Titlepage + 393-894pp +[2]pp publisher's booklist; Vol.III Frontispiece of Cowley's Monument + Titlepage dated 1708 The Third and Last Volume of the Works of Mr. Abraham Cowley .. Part II. What was written and publish'd by Himself; Now Reprinted together. The Eigth Edition. Part III. His Six Books of Plants Made English by several celebrated Hands. With necessary Tables +[14]pp (To Reader + Dedication + Poems by Tho. Flatman et al + Contents) +495pp +[8]pp index +[1]p publisher's book list. All necessary titles & half titles are counted in the pagination, but the plates are all NOT counted - they include portraits of Sir Henry Wotton, Charles I, Sir Anthony Van Dyke, Thomas Hobbes, William Hervey, Oliver Cromwell, John Evelyn Esq, and Charles II. Also pastoral landscapes, mythical views & scenes from plays, and finally King Charles II reclining under the Royal Oak while Colonel Carless points out the sea battle that is taking place on the waters beyond. *Neat and clean throughout, one marginal tear with no loss just up to printed area, minor foxing/tanning but all pages crisp. If re-bound condition would be Very Good.
Booknumber V74784
Price Price: GBP 120.00 or USD 168.00
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