Poems, &c. written upon several Occasions, and to several Persons ... Never till now corrected and published with Approbation of the Author …

London, Printed for Henry Herringman ... 1664.

8vo., pp. [8], 120 [i.e. 201], [5], with the licence leaf but wanting the final blank; some foxing at the extremities, head of title chipping; modern panelled sheep antique.


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The first authorised edition, which repudiates in its preface all of the 1645 printings (‘When the Author of these verses ... returned from abroad some years since, He was troubled to find his name in print, but somewhat satisfied to see his lines so ill rendred that he might justly disown them, and say to a mistaking Printer, as one did to an ill Reciter, – Male dum recitas, incipit esse tuum …’). It includes eleven new poems not printed before.

Wing W 514; Pforzheimer 1036.

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