Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
POETRY; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; (2), 186, 32, 2, (4) pages; THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY. OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION. Complete with one leaf of ads. The next to the final blank end paper has paper loss to lower rt corner about 2.5x3". TIROCINIUM bound with THE TASK and so noted on title page is relatively scarce. A sound and complete copy. Apparently the first American edition although there is some debate amongst bibliographers. This, Cowper's most important collection, includes 'TABLE TALK', 'THE PROGRESS OF ERROR', 'TRUTH', and the other satires . THE TASK was written upon the recommendation of his friend and neighbour Lady Austen. Occasional light pencil marks with a few penciled numbers on front free blank. Tightly bound with repaired front hinge although cords were still sound.
Title: THE TASK. A POEM IN SIX BOOKS. TO WHICH IS ADDED, TIROCINIUM: OR, A REVIEW OF SCHOOLS. BY.OF THE INNER TEMPLE ESQ. A NEW EDITION (Complete in One Volume)
Location Published: Philadelphia, Thomas Dobson: 1787
Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
Categories: 18th Century
Seller ID: 23392