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Poetical Works of William Cowper. Volume III with Selections from the Works of Robert Lloyd, Nathaniel Cotton, Henry Brooke, Erasmus Darwin, and William Hayley

by Cowper, William (Robert Bell, Editor)

Condition: Very Good


London: John W. Parker and Son West Strand, 1854. Book. Very Good. Half-Leather. 277 pages. Marbled endpapers, boards, and page edges. Binding cracked inside front and back cover. Raised bands with gilt decorations on spine; 2 pieces of leather missing from 2 panels (British Poets in gilt in red box, and Cowper III. in gilt in dark grey/brown box). Corners & spine are worn. Top page edges are darkened..
  • Bookseller: Camp Hill Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001229
  • Title: Poetical Works of William Cowper. Volume III with Selections from the Works of Robert Lloyd, Nathaniel Cotton, Henry Brooke, Erasmus Darwin, and William Hayley
  • Author: Cowper, William (Robert Bell, Editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John W. Parker and Son West Strand
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1854
  • Keywords: Cowper Lloyd Cotton Brooke Darwin Hayley Poetry British English Literature NOISBN
  • Bookseller catalogs: 001; Literature;


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