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[NONESUCH PRESS]; COWLEY, Abraham.

The Mistress

with other select poems of Abraham Cowley 1618-1667. Edited by John Sparrow.

Stock Code
107936
London, The Nonesuch Press, 1926
£50

Abraham Cowley was one of the first English poets to use the Pindaric ode form. The Mistress, his popular collection of love poems, was originally published in 1647.

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Description

Limited edition, number 117 of 1050 copies on Dutch rag paper; large 8vo; portrait on title page reproduced from an engraving, manuscript page written in French tipped in, occasional slight browning to fore-edge; original brown cloth over bevelled boards, red title label with gilt lettering, endpapers browned, overall a very good copy.

Bibliography

Dreyfus 34.

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