William Cowper Collected Poetical Works 1864 illustrated book w/ 18 engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, William Cowper, Poetry, Illustrated Books).
The Poetical Works of William Cowper, ed. by Rev. H.F. Cary.
Published 1864, London by Henry G. Bohn.
516 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title protected by original tissue guards, Complete with 18 full page engraved plates by Wm. Harvey.
Publisher's cloth binding, decorative gilt spine, embossed covers, all edges gilt. Text block slightly shaken. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina.
Early owner's inscription: Mrs. Catherine Walker, New Years 1872.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/2" W.