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Michael Robinson  •  Link

Cowley, Abraham, 1618-1667.
Verses, lately written upon several occasions, by Abraham Cowley.
London: printed for Henry Herringman, and are to be sold at his shop on the lower walk in the New Exchange, 1663.
[4], 28, 27-58 p. ; 8⁰. Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C6693

A reissue, Licensed Aug 20th. (Stationer's Register ii 327), with cancel title page, of: "Verses, written upon several occasions" published by Herringman earlier in the year.

Pepys retained for his library the 4th. edition of Cowley's "Works," PL 2428:

The works of Mr Abraham Cowley. Consisting of those which were formerly printed: and those which he design’d for the press, now published out of the authors original copies. The fourth edition.
London : printed by J[ohn]. M[acock]. for Henry Herringman, at the sign of the Blue Anchor in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange, 1674.
[44], 41, [1], 80, [4], 58, 61-70, 154, 23, [1], 148 p.: port.; 2⁰.
Frontis. portrait (pi1v) of the author signed: W: Faithorne sculp: "The mistress", "Pindarique odes", and "Davideis, a sacred poem", each have separate dated title pages and pagination; register is continuous. Includes "An account of the life and writings of Cowley" by Thomas Sprat.
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), C6652

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