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Cowper, William:

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.

Printed for Thomas Dobson, Philadelphia: 1787 12mo, bound in contemporary half leather, rebacked with original spine laid down. Complete with half title and final advertising leaf. pp. [6], 186, [2], 32, [2]. Very Good, with some scattered foxing. Title page signature of Susan A.L. Sedgwick, wife of Theodore Sedgwick and sister-in-law of novelist Catharine Maria Sedgwick. The signature is actually "Susan A.L. Ridley," her maiden name, and above that is that of her mother "Catherine Ridley." According to Evans the second work, Tirocinium, is frequently not bound with The Task; but "it should form a part of this issue." NAIP says the Tirocinium was also issued separately. Evans 20304. NAIP w031474 [8].


Book Id: 13219

Price: $500.00

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