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Poems of William Cowper, of the Inner Temple, Esq. in two volumes

William Cowper

RA Collection: Book

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A new edition


London: Printed for J. Johnson, in St. Paul's Churchyard by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street, 1808

Physical Description

2 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.

General Note

Preface by John Newton (1725-1807)
All plates are dated 1 March 1807. The engravers are Abraham Raimbach (2), William Bromley (2), Richard Rhodes (2), James Neagle (1) and Charles Warren (1).

Binding Note

The front pastedown of the first volume carries a bookbinders ticket, (octagonal, with concave corners), of J. Darcy, Bookseller & Binder, 5 Elephant Lane, Dublin.
Spine lettered in gilt: "Cowper's Poems. Vol. I [-II]. Lond. 1808.


Illustrated books
18th-century poems
abolitionist poetry


Henry Fuseli RA, artist/designer
Abraham Raimbach, engraver
William Bromley ARA, engraver
Richard Rhodes, engraver
James Neagle, engraver
Charles Warren, engraver
Joseph Johnson, publisher
Thomas Bensley, printer
John Newton, contributor
J. Darcy, binder, bookseller

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