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HUDIBRAS WRITTEN IN THE TIME OF THE LATE WARS. CORRECTED AND AMENDED WITH SEVERAL ADDITIONS AND ANNOTATIONS

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman, and are to be sold by T. Baffet at the George in Fleet Street.: 1684

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 106

Condition: Very Good


8vo (7" x 4½"). 2 Vols. in 1. (Vol I: parts 1-2. Vol II: Part 3).Vol I: pp. [2], 221, [3], 223-412. Vol II: pp. [2], 254. Collation: Vol I: A-2C8. Vol II: A-Q8. Bound as a single volume in contemporary mottled calf with 4 raised bands on spine. Hudibras is a satirical poem about the anti-royalist factions in the English Civil War (1642–1651) that was begun during the war and published after the war in three parts: 1663, 1664 and 1678, and then as a collected edition in 1684.Hudibras was the story of a knight errant of great religious fervor who was as stupid as he was arrogant ... View more info