Memoir of the Early Life of William Cowper, Esq. Written By Himself, and Never Before Published. With an Appendix Containing Some of Cowper's Religious Letters, and Other Interesting Documents, Illustrative of the Memoir, First American Edition from the Second London Edition

Cowper, William

Published by Printed And Sold By James Loring, Boston, Massachusetts, 1817
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Title: Memoir of the Early Life of William Cowper, ...

Publisher: Printed And Sold By James Loring, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication Date: 1817

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


120 pages; publisher's pre-binding, full untrimmed margins (3 3/4 x 6 1/2 inch) with title on the front board and advertisement on the back for James Loring's music. William Cowper (1731-1800) was an English poet and hymnodist. His poetry was of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside. He became a fervent evangelical Christian and wrote many hymns under the influence of his friend John Newton ('Amazing Grace'). This Memoir recounts his early life as Cowper viewed it. Extremely rare in the publisher's pre-binding. Inscribed in ink on the front flyleaf 'Katherine Morse'. Bookseller Inventory # 11820

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