The Mourning Muse of Alexis. A Pastoral Lamenting the Death of our Late Gracious Queen Mary of ever Blessed Memory.

Publisher: London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1695.
Edition: Third edition.
Bibliographical References: Wing C-5861; NCBEL II, 751; cf. Hayward 136A.
Condition: Some minor stains and foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 19764


Folio, modern plain brown wrappers, 10 pages, untrimmed.


Congreve's first separately published poem, an elegy on the death of Queen Mary, which went through three editions in 1695. Ink signature on the title page of Buchan, possibly the seventh or eighth Earl of Buchan, dated London June 22, 1698.

Price: $500.00