The Mourning Muse of Alexis. A Pastoral Lamenting the Death of our Late Gracious Queen Mary of ever Blessed Memory.
Place and Imprint: London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1695.
Edition: Third edition.
Bibliographical References: ESTC R21080; Wing C5861; NCBEL II, 751.
Condition: Some minor stains and foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 19764
Physical DescriptionFolio, modern plain brown paper wrappers, 10 pages, untrimmed.
CommentsWilliam Congreve's elegy on the death of Queen Mary and his first separately published poem. It went through four editions (including one in Dublin) in 1695. Ink signature on the title-page of Buchan, dated London June 22, 1698 - possibly the seventh or eighth Earl of Buchan.
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