The Task. A Poem. Illustrated by Birket Foster. William COWPER.

The Task. A Poem. Illustrated by Birket Foster.

New York. Robert Carter & Brothers. 1878. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 20cm, first U.S. edition, [10],263p., title page vignette, 60 text wood engravings, note, original black and gilt decorated brown cloth, gilt decorated titles, a.e.g., a fine bright copy (hods). ~ A finely illustrated and attractively bound edition of Cowper's 1785 classic poem. The American edition is printed from the British sheets of Edmund Evans. Elegantly illustrated with views of English countryside and rural life. Item #33831

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