Mid-Night and Daily Thoughts. In Prose and Verse.
Place and Imprint: London: Printed for Thomas Bennet, 1694.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: ESTC R8939; Wing K-461; NCBEL II, 767.
Condition: Damp-stain in the upper portion of the first two signatures; some light foxing; very good copy.
Book ID: 26984
Physical Description8vo, contemporary black morocco, gilt panels, decorations and lettering, a.e.g.
CommentsPoetic and prose meditations written towards the end of the life of Sir William Killigrew (bap. 1606-1695), playwright and courtier, whose career flourished almost the entire span of the 17th century. Inscribed on the front blank in a contemporary hand, quite possibly Killigrew's: "For ye Countesse of Peterborough." Bookplate of American collector Robert S. Pirie on the front paste-down.
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