London: np, 1665. First edition. 48 pp. 8vo. Modern speckled calf by Riviere, gilt, a.e.g., trimmed close with occasional loss to headers. First edition. 48 pp. 8vo. These brief reflections in verse embody the ongoing concerns of Wither. The first rallies against the Second Anglo-Dutch War, the second hopes for the safety of his wife and children during his imprisonment, and the final piece is a meditation on the horror of the plague. ESTC: R12458; Wing W 3197; Wither to Prior 1073. Provenance: Fairfax of Cameron (bookplate); Robert S. Pirie (bookplate)
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