Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    William Cowper. The Poetical Works of William Cowper - In Three Volumes. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1863. From the Library of Glenn Ford.

    First edition. Three twelvemo volumes. xcvi,264; vi,307; xii, 386 pages. Portrait frontispiece.

    Half bound in calf over marbled boards. Gilt-stamped lettering and decorations; labels and raised bands to spines. Endpapers and edges marbled. Leather lightly rubbed and worn; head of spine of volume I lightly chipped. Paper boards rubbed; significant tears to paper on front board of volume I. Each volume has the bookplate of Ulysses S. Grant to front pastedown (from a gift of many books presented to him by the Citizens of Boston, in appreciation to his service to the country). Despite the cosmetic imperfections, a very good set. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 630

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Oct 18, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 30 days left to consign to the 2021 June 6 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thanks a million for getting approval to sell my Civil War Hospital Death Ledger! You made them AND ME , a nice profit. You are the best!
    Ed W.,
    Mount Vernon, OH
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search