Rochester's Poems on Several Occasions
A facsimile of the 1680 "Antwerp" edition
First edition. Hardback in dustwrapper. 19.5 × 12.5cm, xxxviii +196pp.
This scholarly edition of the poems of Rochester, one of the most important Restoration poets and the leading Court wit, contains a facsimile of the earliest and most authentic collection, the 1680 "Antwerp" edition. The editor has provided an extended bibliographical introduction and three appendices.
A good copy. Both book and wrapper are foxed to the edges but the book remains in strong readable condition. There is a previous owner's name and bookplate to the front pastedown.