Meditations and Contemplations. In Two Volumes. Containing, Vol. I. Meditations among the Tombs, Reflections on a Flower Garden; and a Descant on Creation. Vol. II. Contemplations on the Night, Contemplations on the Starry Heavens, and A Winter-Piece…. The Seventeenth Edition.

  • Hervey, James
  • London: Printed for the Proprietors 1761
  • ESTC T211062.


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2 vols. bound in one, 12mo, pp. xxiv, 208, [2], iv, 216, [6]. Contemporary calf, raised bands to spine. Rather soiled, some leaves damaged (no loss of text). Rubbed and scratched, extremities worn, hinges cracked and stitching shaken, flyleaves excised. Contemporary inscriptions and pen trials to front pastedown and final leaf.


Not a pretty copy, but a very scarce pirated edition - ESTC records three holdings, none in Europe - of this devotional work first collected in 1748.

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