Catalog Record: The works of Mr Abraham Cowley : consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the author's original copies | HathiTrust Digital Library

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The works of Mr Abraham Cowley :
consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press, now published out of the author's original copies.

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Main Author: Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667.
Related Names: Sprat, Thomas 1635-1713.
Language(s): English ; Latin
Published: London : Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, and sold by Jos. Knight and Fra. Saunders, at the Sign of the Blue Anchor, in the lower walk of the New-Exchange, 1688-[1689].
Edition: To this edition are added several commendatory copies of verses on the author, by persons of honour ; as also a table to the whole works, never before printed.
Subjects: Cowley, Abraham, > Cowley, Abraham, / 1618-1667.
Poets, English > Poets, English / Early modern, 1500-1700 > Poets, English / Early modern, 1500-1700 / Biography.
Latin poetry, Medieval and modern > Latin poetry, Medieval and modern / England.
English poetry > English poetry / Early modern, 1500-1700.
Embossed stamps (Provenance)
Note: "The third part of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley" with separate paging and special t.p. has imprint: London : Printed for Charles Harper ..., 1689.
"Sylva", "Loves riddle", and "Naufragium joculare : comoedia" with special t.p. has imprint: Printed by M. Clark of C. Harper, 1687.
"The tragical history of Piramus and Thisbe" with special t.p. has imprint: London : Printed for Charles Harper ..,1689.
"The second part of the work of Abraham Cowley" with separate paging and special t.p. has imprint: London : Printed by Mary Clark for Charles Harper ..., 1689.
[Vol. 2] has title: The second and third parts of the works of Mr Abraham Cowley : the second containing what was written and published by himself in his younger years, now reprinted together. The sixth edition. The third containing his Six books of plants, never before published in English ... London : Printed for Charles Harper ..., 1689.
"An account of the life and writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley," signed: T. Sprat, [22] p. (at front).
Title within double line border, vignettes; head-pieces, initials.
Errors in signing: [star]1 missigned as [star]2; B1 missigned as Bbb (last sequence).
Signatures: [A]² a-c⁴ B-C⁴ C*⁶ [star]² D-Ccc⁴ Ddd² Eee-Yyy⁴ Zzz² [chi]¹, [pi]² (a)⁴(-(a)4) ²A⁴(-²A4) B-C⁴ D⁴(-D4) E-X⁴ Y²(-Y2), ³A² a-b⁴ Aaa⁴ B-X⁴.
Errors in paging: v. 1, 59 and 60 (4th group of paging) omitted with no loss of text.
Burns Library copy: embossed stamp with illegible provenance, on title page.
Physical Description: 2 v. in 1. : port. ; 30 cm. (fol.)
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