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Emblems, Divine and Moral , Quarles, Francis

Author Name    Quarles, Francis

Title   Emblems, Divine and Moral

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Publisher   London John Bennet 1839

Seller ID   1289B

Inv. #1289B. 1 volume. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. "Emblems, Divine and Moral, by Francis Quarles. New Edition. Carefully revised and corrected, with recommendatory prefaces, by Rev. Augustus Toplady, and the Rev. John Ryland. Complete in one volume, with 80 engravings." We found the following description of Quarles on-line: "Quarles (1593-1644) was chronologer to the City of London and secretary to Archbishop Usher in Ireland. He is best remembered for his poetry, characterized by original imagery, striking sentiment, fertility of expression, and a compression of style. Upon the outbreak of the 1644 rebellion in Ireland, he fled to England and was associated with Charles I, and as a consequence, his books and some manuscripts prepared for the press were plundered."; Steel engraving; 12mo 7" - 7" tall

Price = 450.00 USD



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