The WORKS Of ANDREW MARVELL, Esq. Poetical, Controversial, and Political, Containing Many Original Letters, Poems, and Tracts, never before Printed, With a New Life of the Author, by Capt. Edward Thompson.; In Three Volumes. Andrew . Thompson Marvell, Edward -, 1621 - 1678.
The WORKS Of ANDREW MARVELL, Esq. Poetical, Controversial, and Political, Containing Many Original Letters, Poems, and Tracts, never before Printed, With a New Life of the Author, by Capt. Edward Thompson.; In Three Volumes.

The WORKS Of ANDREW MARVELL, Esq. Poetical, Controversial, and Political, Containing Many Original Letters, Poems, and Tracts, never before Printed, With a New Life of the Author, by Capt. Edward Thompson.; In Three Volumes.

London: Printed for the Editor, by Henry Baldwin, and Sold by Dodsley, in Pall-Mall; ... 1776. 1st Edition thus, i.e., edited by Thompson, and the 2nd Collected edition (NCBEL I, 1222). 3 volumes: lvii, [3], 648, [2 (blank)]; [6], 583, [3 (blank)]; [4], iv, [5] - 559, [3 (blank)] pp.

Contents: Vol. 1. Preface (signed: Edward Thompson) -- Letters to the Corporation of Hull; Familiar Epistles, &c., Written to his Intimate Friends; An Account of the Growth of Popery and Arbitrary Government in England... [1677].
Vol. 2. The Rehearsal Transprosed: or, Animadversions Upon a Late Book [by Samuel Parker] Intituled, A Preface, Shewing What Grounds There Are of Fears and Jealousies of Popery. 2d Ed., Cor. [1672]; A Seasonable Question, and An Usefull Answer... [1676]; A Seasonable Argument to Perswade [sic] All the Grand Juries in England, to Petition for a New Parliament... [1677]. Vol. 3: Mr. Smirke: or, The Divine in Mode: Being Certain Annotations Upon the Animadversions on the Naked Truth, Together with a Short Historical Essay Concerning General Councils... [1676]; The Dedication of the Legacy of the Right Rev. Father in God Herbert (Croft) Lord Bishop of Hereford, to his Diocese Llicensed January 1678, Published 1679]; Poems on Several Occasions; Carmina Miscellanea; The Life of That Most Excellent Citizen, and Uncorrupted Member of Parliament, Andrew Marvell [Edward Thompson]; Addenda. Frontispiece of Marvell to Vol I. 4to. 12" x 9-1/4". 19th C. tan full polished calf bindings with elaborate gilt stamping to spines. AEG. Marbled paper eps. Generall wear, bindings professionally refurbished, including joint repair to all volumes. Occasional spot of foxing. Overall, little signs of prior use, a VG+ set. Item #49107

Marvell "was an English Metaphysical poet, satirist and politician who sat in the House of Commons at various times between 1659 and 1678. During the Commonwealth period he was a colleague and friend of John Milton. His poems range from the love-song 'To His Coy Mistress', to evocations of an aristocratic country house and garden in 'Upon Appleton House' and 'The Garden', the political address 'An Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland', and the later personal and political satires 'Flecknoe' and 'The Character of Holland'". [Wiki].

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