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Poems on Several Occasions: with Valentinian A Tragedy by  John Second Earl of Rochester Wilmot - Hardcover - Early - 1705 - from SRG Antiquarian Books and Biblio.com

Poems on Several Occasions: with Valentinian A Tragedy

by Wilmot, John Second Earl of Rochester

Condition: Very Good+


1705 - Poems on Several Occasions: with Valentinian; A Tragedy. Written by the Right Honourable John, [Wilmot], late Earl of Rochester. London, Printed for Jacob Tonson, within Grays-Inn Gate next Grays-Inn Lane. 1705.
This full leather book is full leather with original blind stamped boards and end pages. Armourial book plate is attached to the inside front board. Pages 177-208 are repeated in pagination, but text and register are continuous. Interior is clean--introductory pages with plate and writing referring to pagination photographed.
Seldom found in any condition, this very rare original book is priced for the discerning collector of English satire.

*John Wilmot (1657-1680) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court. He was well known for his rakish lifestyle as well as his poetry and died at the age of 33. He was described by his contemporary Andrew Marvell as "the best English satirist" and was considered one of the most learned poets among the Restoration wits. [Adapted from Wikipedia]

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  • Bookseller: SRG Antiquarian Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 567100297
  • Title: Poems on Several Occasions: with Valentinian A Tragedy
  • Author: Wilmot, John Second Earl of Rochester
  • Format/binding: Full leather
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Early
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jacob Tonson
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1705
  • Keywords: Valentinian 18th Century English Poetry
  • Bookseller catalogs: Eighteenth Century rare books;
  • Size: 16mo


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