Poems on various subjects, religious and moral /
by Phillis Wheatley, Negro servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England.
|Main Author:||Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.|
|Related Names:||Bell, Archibald , publisher., Wheatley, John d. 1778, associated name.|
London : Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate, and sold by Messrs. Cox and Berry, King-Street, Boston, M DCC LXXIII 
American poetry /
African American authors
American poetry / African American authors /
Early works to 1800.
Bound with: Alexander Pope. An essay on man. London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, in the Strand, M DCC LXXI  (ESTC, T5633).
The advertisements on the final page begin: "Lately published in 2 vols. Twelves, ..."; a variant begins: "Lately published, (price 5s. sewed.)".
With a mixture of horizontal and vertical chain lines, and with two final contents leaves.
Frontispiece is an engraved port. of the author.
"Published ... Septr. 1st, 1773 by Archd. Bell, Bookseller No. 8 near the Saracens Head Aldgate."--Frontispiece.
First edition; cf. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (Philadelphia: Library Co.), no. 11111; Negro history, 1553-1903 (Philadelphia: Library Co.), no. 194; and The Negro in the United States, by Dorothy B. Porter, no. 1284.
v, , 10-124,  p.,  leaf of plates :
18 cm (8vo)
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