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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

THE SECOND TOUR OF DOCTOR SYNTAX IN SEARCH OF CONSOLATION. A POEM.

By: Coombe, William

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1903

Seller ID: 104

Condition: Very good


Fcap 8vo (6½" x 4¼"). pp. vi; 264. Unsigned binding of half red morocco over red cloth. Spine with 6 compartments; one compartment with titles, with the remaider paneled and each containing a different hunting motif. Includes colored frontis., and 23 additional full page colored illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson. marbled eps. t.e.g. Part of Methuen's Illustrated Pocket Library of Plain and Coloured Books, and is based on the 1st edition published by Ackermann in 1820. The Doctor Syntax series was a satire on "travel" and "journey" books of the period that were overly... View more info

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

By: [THOMSON, HUGH (binding design and illustrator)]; SHERIDAN, R. B. (RICHARD BRINSLEY)

Price: $625.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1911

Edition: First

Seller ID: 3005

Condition: Fine


Quarto (10¾” x 8 ”). pp. [4], 195, [5]. IN THE ORIGINAL BOX AND GLASSINE WRAPPER.Unsigned Hugh Thomson binding design in gold on pale purple cloth with the central titles surrounded by a laurel wreath, which is in turn surrounded by a dozen fans of varying sizes, connected to one another with laurel swags; at the foot of the design are the primary characters of the play facing each other: Charles Surface and Maria facing Lady Sneerwell and Joseph Surface; design border of curled ribbons and fans; t.e.g.The original box repeats the cover design in brown.Includes pictorial t... View more info