Selected Poetical Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscomon and Dorset; Including The Cabinet of Love.
London, Whitehall, 1884. Half morocco, 7 inches tall. A neat and simple late Victorian binding with raised bands and gilt titles and top edge. No.1 in a series entitled 'Rochester Series of Reprints, limited to 100 copies, was printed privately owing to the erotic and bawdy nature of the verse. John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester is considered the most learned among the Restoration wits and was censored throughout the Victorian period, appearing only occasionally in print in such privately printed works as this.