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The Temple by George Herbert - Hardcover - 1907 - from Rooke Books (SKU: 036903)

The Temple

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The Temple

by George Herbert

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  • hardcover
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London - George Bell and Sons, 1907 Book. Good. Hardcover. A limited edition of this collection of poems from George HerbertWith an engraved frontispiece of Herbert. Herbert wrote poetry in English, Latin and Greek. In 1633 all of Herbert's English poems were published in The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations, with a preface by Nicholas Ferrar. The book went through eight editions by 1690. Limited to 350 copies. Condition: In a cloth binding. Externally, sound, though with some marks and darkening to the spine. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Ink inscription to front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and clean, with just some foxing to the first and last few pages. Overall: GOOD..

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Bookseller
Rooke Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
036903
Title
The Temple
Author
George Herbert
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London - George Bell and Sons
Date published
1907

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About Rooke Books

Welcome to Rooke Books Antiquarian BooksellerWe are a small team dedicated to bringing you very scarce books at reasonable prices. We specialise in rare and hard to come by works on all subjects over the last 500 years, together with modern first editions and decorative sets and bindings. Our library has something for every interest and specialism. We deliver worldwide using a fully tracked and insured courier delivery service. Where are We?Based in the literary city of Bath, our offices are housed in the Eastern Dispensary. Built in 1845, the building originally existed as a charitable institution providing medical care.The building now houses our collection of over twenty thousand books and has five full time members of staff.

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