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. 8 out of 15 volumes of the set edited by Southey; measuring 6½ x 4½ inches; rebound in maroon cloth, probably in the late 20th century. Heavy foxing to frontispiece of Vol 9; a little foxing in other volumes; most do not have a frontispiece present. Volumes 1 to 5 contain Cowper's life and his letters up to August 1786 (we lack Vol 6 & 7 of letters 1786-1799). Volumes 8 to 10 contain poetry (we lack Vols 11-14 - Cowper's translation of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, and Vol 15 which contains further letters and a handful of papers). Volumes 3 and 8 have title page signed Saml Wilberforce. William Wilberforce's son was later bishop of Oxford and of Winchester.