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COWPER, WILLIAM [ED. BY REV. THOMAS DALE] - The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Esq., Of The Inner Temple

London, United Kingdom, T. Nelson & Sons. 1874, First Edition Thus. Decorative Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ill.: Gilbert, J; Smith, Orrin. William Cowper (pronounced Cooper) (1731 - 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. Originally published 1782 the poems are on The Progress of Error. " With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by Rev. Thomas Dale, Canon of St. Pauls.CONDITION Brown bds with bright Gilt title and Black decoration and borders (fresh with almost not wear except to cloth at bottom cnrs) bright Gilt to all edges, pp xlviii 576 lavishley illus with nice engravings and engraved vignettes through out. Very tight and bright (tabocco discolouration mainly to ends and page edges). Very Good/Not Issued.
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 36.25 | £UK 32.5 | JP¥ 4312] Book number 6392

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