Effigies Georgii Witheri Poetae.What I Was, is passed by; What I Am, away doth flie; What I Shal Bee, none do see; Yet, in that, my Beauties bee.
Engraving with letterpress text on verso, rare. 202 x 157mm. 8 x 6¼". Cut. Damaged at borders.
George Wither (1588-1667) was an English poet, pamphleteer and satirist. He was a prolific writer who adopted a deliberate plainness of style.
Ex Collection: R. Hobson of Hove. NPG: D27982.
[Ref: 25417] £240.00