Poems By William Cowper



[000041] Cowper, William, Poems By William Cowper , J. Johnson, London, 1786, Second Edition, Good. Full Calf, 8vo. Two volumes complete – Volume One – [4], 368pp and Volume Two – [6], 360pp.

Contemporary full tree calf, smooth spines divided into six panels, morocco title label to second panel, oval volume label to fourth, remaining panels with gilt flower corner pieces and a central gilt lozenge, made up of a grecian urn and leaves, covers bordered with an elongated volute roll, spot patterned marbled endpapers.

Slightly rubbed to extremities, corners bumped and worn. Internally lightly foxed throughout, several minor nicks and tears to pages, volume one has a tear to bottom margin of B3 just catching text but with no loss of sense, K8 torn to fore-edge catching text but no loss of sense and L2 is torn to fore-edge with loss of margin just catching text, with a tear catching text, but again no loss of sense. From the library of John Paul Paul of High Grove, with his book label to front pastedown.

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