Poems … with Elegies on the authors Death …

London, Printed by M. F. for John Marriot, and are to be sold at his Shop … 1635.

8vo., pp. [12], 388, [32], wanting the portrait frontispiece; title-page stained and with old repairs (touching one letter); contemporary calf, rebacked; inscription on verso of title-page ‘5. Apr: 1714 / Ant Hammond’, presumably the poet and politician.

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Second edition, adding seventeen new poems by Donne (and eleven false attributions), and three more elegies on his death. The poems have been rearranged into sections, headed ‘Songs and Sonets’, ‘Elegies’, ‘Epithalamions’. ‘Satyres’, and ‘Letters’, ‘Divine Poems’, etc. Two poems that had appeared in 1633 are omitted – Browne’s elegy and Basse’s ‘Epitaph upon Shakespeare’.

Keynes 79; STC 7046.

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