Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson [Complete in 2 volumes]

By: Cowper, William [Johnson, John]

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First Edition, First Printing. 2 engraved plates (frontispiece in each volume-portraits). ------- Half bound in contemporary aniline calf over marbled boards, four raised bands. ------- Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even age-toning, more pronounced in preliminaries. Rubs on corners and tips. Spine label lacking on Volume 2. ------ William Cowper (1731 - 1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. In many ways, he was one of the forerunners of Romantic poetry.

Title: Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq. with several of his most intimate friends. Now first published from the originals in the possession of his kinsman, John Johnson [Complete in 2 volumes]

Author Name: Cowper, William [Johnson, John]

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS,

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn: 1824

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 008348

Keywords: William Cowper. 1731-1800 - Correspondence. Poets. English - 18th century - Correspondence.,