The Works of William Cowper, Esq. Comprising his poems, correspondence, and translations. With a life of the author. William COWPER.
The Works of William Cowper, Esq. Comprising his poems, correspondence, and translations. With a life of the author.
The Works of William Cowper, Esq. Comprising his poems, correspondence, and translations. With a life of the author.

The Works of William Cowper…
The Works of William Cowper, Esq. Comprising his poems, correspondence, and translations. With a life of the author.

London: Baldwin and Cradock, 1835-, 1837.

15 volumes, small octavo, each volume with engraved title and frontispiece, 11 portrait engravings,, in matching contemporary full polished calf, spines with raised bands, decorated in gilt, black and red morocco labels.

A first edition set of William Cowper's (1731-1800) complete works edited by Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, in an attractive binding.

A first edition set of William Cowper's (1731-1800) complete works edited by Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, in an attractive binding.
'Cowper's admirable letters, of which several additions have been published, throw light on his simple, gentle, and humane personality. His poetry is notable as heralding a simpler and more natural style than the classical style of Pope and his inferior imitators' (OCEL).
The set includes engravings by W. Harvey.

Price (AUD): $1,450.00  other currencies     Ref: #3804618

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