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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Abraham Cowley; Thomas Sprat; John Macock; Henry Herringman; Charles Harper; Abel Swall; William Faithorne
|Notes:||A variant with Henry Herringman, at the Sign of the Blue Anchor, in the Lower Walk of the New-Exchange, in imprint, also printed by J.M. in 1684 as the eighth edition. See Wing C6656A
Second volume has title: The second part of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley. Being what was written and published by himself in his younger years. And now reprinted together. The fifth edition.London, Printed by Mary Clark, for Charles Harper... and Abel Swalle ..., MDCLXXXIV .
"The mistress, Pindarique odes, Davideis," v. 1, have separate paging and special t.p.; "The tragical history of Piramus and Thisbe, Sylva, Love's riddle, Naufragium joculare," v. 2, have special title pages.
"An account of the life and writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley" signed: T. Sprat.
Frontispiece portrait (leaf pi1v) of the author signed: W: Faithorne sculp:.
Signatures: vol. 1: pi², a-c⁴ B-3Y⁴ 2Z²; v. 2: pi² A² B-X⁴ Y² (-Y2).
Head-pieces; devices or vignettes on separate title pages.
|Description:||2 volumes in 1 (, xl, 41, , 80, , 58, 61-70, 154, 23, , 148 pages; , 161,  pages) : portraits ; 31 cm (fol.)|
|Contents:||v. 1. An account of the life and writings of Mr. Abraham Cowley, by T. Sprat.--Miscellanies.--The mistress.--Pindarique odes.--Davideis.--Davideidos.--Verses written on several occasions.--A proposition for the advancement of experimental philosophy.--A discourse concerning the government of Oliver Cromwell.--Several discourses by way of essays.|
|Other Titles:||Second part of the works of Mr. Abraham Cowley, being what was written and published by himself in his younger years and now reprinted together.|