Providence. An allegorical Poem. In three Books... by OGILVIE, John.

Providence. An allegorical Poem. In three Books... by OGILVIE, John.

~ Providence. An allegorical Poem. In three Books... London: Printed for G. Burnet... 1764.

4to (240 × 182 mm), pp. xiii, [3], 192; with 3 full-page engraved plates and engraved title vignette by Walker; title printed in red and black; contemporary full calf, some offsetting from the turn-ins, spine gilt in compartments; engraved armorial bookplate of William Constable, F.R.S.

First edition: ‘a blank verse theodicy, justifying God’s plan in the natural order, the lateness of the Christian revelation, and the apparent injustices of human life’ (Oxford DNB).

Print this page View basket Price: £500.00