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POEMS.
Cleaveland, John.

POEMS.

With Additions, never before Printed. [London] Printed for W. Shears at the Bible in Covent-Garden, and in the New-Exchange at the Black Beare 1659.
Sm. 8vo. T.p. + 219pp. + [i] blank + [5]pp. + [iii] blank + 15pp. + [i] blank. [Lacking port. frontis]. Portion lacking across head of t.p. [Bound with]. J. Cleaveland Revived: POEMS, ORATIONS, EPISTLES, And other of his Genuine Incomparable Pieces. With some other Exquisite Remains of the most eminent Wits of both the Universities that were his Contemporaries. This second Edition, besides many other never before publisht [sic] Additions, is enriched with the Authors Midsummer-Moon, or Lunancy-rampant; Being an University Character, a short Survey of some of the late Fellows of the Colledges [sic]. Now as last publisht from his Original Copies, by some of his intrusted Friends. London, Printed for Nathaniel Brooke ... 1660. [10] + 190pp. [Lacking port. frontis]. Ex.-libris W. Hilton Kelliher, some light browning, occasional minor marginal chipping, early speckled calf, skillfully rebacked in later calf, gilt ruling with gilt lettered title label to spine, sl. rubbed with sl. loss to corners, light vertical crack to spine. ESTC R29613. Place of publication from Wing. With three final contents leaves; the last leaf is blank. "Cleaveland’s petition to His Highnesse the Lord Protector" (caption title) begins new pagination on //1, i.e. a leaf with signature-mark of two vertical parallel lines. It also includes "Cleavelands letter to the Earle of Westmorland". Signatures: A-O8 //8 *4. Frontis. = port. Signatures from DFo. Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C4694.’ ESTC R210161 "To the discerning reader" signed: E. Williamson. "J. Cleaveland his orations and epistles, on eminent occasions" has separate dated title page; pagination and register are continuous. Annotation on Thomason copy: "July" ... Wing (2nd ed., 1994), C4675. Thomason, E.2122[2].’
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