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FULLER, Thomas (1608-61). Davids hainous sinne, heartie repentance, heavie punishment. [In verse]. London: Thomas Coates for John Bellamie, 1631.

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FULLER, Thomas (1608-61). Davids hainous sinne, heartie repentance, heavie punishment. [In verse]. London: Thomas Coates for John Bellamie, 1631.

8° (131 x 90mm). Collation: A-E8. Each page with typographical ornament at head and foot. (Lacking final blank; outer margin of A2, the dedication, cropped.) Early 19th-century straight-grained brown morocco, edges gilt. Provenance: Cardiff Castle bookplate.

FIRST EDITION. Fuller's first publication and his only volume of verse. A literatim reprint was published in 1869. The volume is of considerable rarity, only one imperfect copy has been sold at auction (in 1961) since 1924. Strickland Gibson, Bibliography of the works of Thomas Fuller (1936), no.1 (records only 3 copies); Grolier Wither to Prior 385; STC 11463 (lists 9 copies)
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