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Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or

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3040B
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223
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$1,353$1,100

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Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

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Cowley, Abraham (1618-1667) Poems: viz. I. Miscellanies. II. The Mistress, or, Love Verses. III. Pindarique Odes. and IV. Davideis, or, a Sacred Poem of the Troubles of David. London: Printed [by Thomas Newcombe] for Moseley, 1656. First edition, small folio, [together with] six other volumes of 17th and 18th century poetry, including: Lord Cutts's Poetical Exercises Written upon Several Occasions, London: for Bentley and Magnes, 1687, with portrait; The Lover's Secretary; or, the Adventures of Lindamira, a Lady of Quality, London: Feales et al., 1734, third edition, rare, no auction records, three U.S. copies; Waller's Poems, &c. Written upon Several Occasions, London: Herringman, 1682, with portrait; Baron John Hervey's The Court-Spy, London: [no printer, 1744]; Thomas Gray's Poems, London: Dodsley, 1768, ex libris Beverly Chew; [and] William Somervile's The Chace, London: for Hawkins, sold by Cooper, 1735, with the engraved frontispiece, formats vary. (7)
Estimate $200-300


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John Hervey, William Somervile, Thomas Newcombe, Beverly Chew, London, United States, Literature, Miscellany, Publishing, Thomas Gray, Thomas Newcomb, Writing

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