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The Life and Works of William Cowper Now First Completed by the Introduction of His "Private Correspondence." Volume V

by Grimshawe, The Rev. T. S. (Editor)

Condition: Very Good


London: Saunders and Otley, 1836. Book. Very Good. Half-Leather. 414 pages. 2nd edition. Black leather with brown boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Binding cracked inside front and back cover. Raised bands with gilt decorations on spine. Gilt lettering on spine: "Cowper's Works / Grimshawe / V" Frontispiece engraving of Cowper's House at Weston; facing is illustrated title page with another engraving. Corners & spine are worn. Top page edges are darkened. Foxing to frontispiece & illustrated title page & endpapers, but not throughout text..
  • Bookseller: Camp Hill Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001232
  • Title: The Life and Works of William Cowper Now First Completed by the Introduction of His "Private Correspondence." Volume V
  • Author: Grimshawe, The Rev. T. S. (Editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Saunders and Otley
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1836
  • Keywords: Cowper Poetry British English Literature NOISBN
  • Bookseller catalogs: 001; Literature; Biography;


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