Cowper Illustrated (1854)
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Cowper Illustrated (1854)
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Cowper Illustrated (1854)

Includes Memoir of William Cowper, An Authentic Account of His Life, Account of the Treatment of his Hares, Description of Weston Park and Character and Last Illness of Rev. John Cowper. The book is worn and is showing some age. part of the spine is pulled away near the front. Shelfwear is evident. The fillet and inlay are in fair condition and the gold paint is still quite prevelent. There is an owner inscription in French (?) on the flyleaf and pencil scribbling on the blank back pages. All leaves are firm and sturdy in the book but are show some staining and freckling. Page edges still show pretty gilding.

8" x 5-1/2" x 167 manuscript pages

Cowper Illustrated by a Series of Views in or Near the Park of Weston-Underwood, Buckinghamshire. Accompanied with Copious Descriptions and a Sketch of the Poet's Life. Philadelphia: Printed by C. Sherman, 19 St. James Street, 1854.

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