Sparrow, John edit. The Poems of Bishop Henry King.
London Nonesuch Press : 1925. Limited and numbered edition #687 of 900 copies Experimental Vegetable vellum binding. Bowing of boards, Splitting along hinges, water damage to cover. Needs recasing. Text block tight
17th century poetry. "Besides the poems this edition included an unusually extensive editorial apparatus: an Introduction and note on the text, and a bibliography by Keynes with an addition by Sparrow"
Contents include: Sonnet - The Double Rock; The Vow-Breaker; A Black-moor Maid wooing a Fair Boy -- sent to the Author by Mr. Hen. Rainolds; Upon a Braid of Hair in a Heart; The Retreat; The Surrender; On two Children dying of one disease, and buried in one Grave; Paradox, That it is Best for a Young Maid to Marry an Old Man; An Elegy Upon Prince Henry's death; A Penitential Hymne; The Dirge; A Deepe Groane; Epigram (To what serve Lawes,); and others