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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.
Language(s): English
Published: London : Printed for A. Bell, bookseller, Aldgate, and sold by Messrs. Cox and Berry, King-Street, Boston, M DCC LXXIII [1773]
Subjects: American poetry > American poetry / African American authors > American poetry / African American authors / Early works to 1800.
Note: Bound with: Alexander Pope. An essay on man. London : Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, in the Strand, M DCC LXXI [1771] (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.
Signatures: A-Qp4s.
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.
Physical Description: v, [4], 10-124, [4] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 18 cm (8vo)
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