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Poems by John Cleavland: With Additions, never before printed

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John Cleveland (16 June 1613 – 29 April 1658) was an English poet and political satirist. Counted among the metaphysical poets, his support for the Royalist cause in the English Civil War lost him his position as tutor and lecturer in rhetoric at St John's College, Cambridge. Cleveland's poetry first appeared in "The Character of a London Diurnal" (1647) and in some 20 subsequent collections
Cleveland, John, 1613-1658 (Author)
Lamb, Charles, 1775-1834 (Annotator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1662
Place: London
Publisher: for W. Shears
Edition: 16th
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: (Lamb, C.) - A
Acquisition: From the W. T. H. Howe Collection.
Physical Description
Extent: 14.5 cm
Charles Lamb's copy, with transcript of a paragraph about Cleveland from Fuller's Worthies, a transcript of Cleveland's "The definition of a protector," and other notes, all in Lamb's hand. Ogden Goelet bookplate.
Type of Resource
Other local Identifier: Not yet cataloged
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52f3b630-dc7b-0136-3c40-31d52da97eac
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