Publisher: London: Printed by R. Cotes for Andrew Crooke, 1647.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wing C-6270 (1st edition); ESTC R22525; Hayward 90; NCBEL I, 1306.
Condition: Edges a little rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 26981
DescriptionSmall 8vo, modern red full morocco by Lloyd, gilt rules, decorations, turn ins and lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. First and final blanks present. Title within a border of printer's ornaments.
CommentsThe rare first published work of Richard Corbet (1582-1635), bishop in the Church of England, who was known for his wit and his entertaining sermons. Corbet was a friend of many, including John Donne and Ben Jonson. This collection of over 20 poems, which includes his "Fairies Farewell," was edited by John Donne, Jr.