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COWLEY, ABRAHAM (1618-1667) - 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 ..

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 ..
Description: London, Jacob Tonson (Vol.3 printed for Charles Harper) 10th edition, 8th edition). 1707, 1707, 1708 Frontis portait of Cowley + 32 engraved plates with portraits of Charles I, Charles II, Oliver Cromwell and other scenes. . 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.

Keywords: poetry plays portraits Cromwell King Charles illustrated

Price: GBP 132.00 = appr. US$ 188.49 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: V74784

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