1751. Item #82843
POMFRET, Rev. Mr. John. POEMS UPON SEVERAL OCCAIONS. Boston: Zechariah Fowle, 1751. 11th edition, corrected. pp. 1-130 (incomplete, missing pp. 41-47, 123-126 and last 40 pages). 24mo., calf, wood boards worn, slightly chipped at corners. Spine partially detached, chipped 1/2 inch at heel and crown, front joint splitting. Lacks front flyleaf. Ex-library with usual markings. Missing pages are from the account of the poet's life (123-126) and the last 40 pages (Reason: A Satire and Dies Novissima: Or, The Last Epiphany, A Pindarick Ode.) The Main text of the major poems (The Choice, Love Triumphant Over Reason, Cruelty and Lust, On the Divine Attributes, A Prospect of Death, and On the Conflagration and Last Judgment) is incomplete, lacking a portion of An Epistle to Delia and .... On the Death of Queen Mary. As is, a very worn copy of an original early American imprint.