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Dryden, John (1631-1700) Works of Virgil.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
241
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Dryden, John (1631-1700) Works of Virgil. London: Tonson, 1697. Large folio, title printed in red and black (remargined), engraved frontispiece, full-page engravings throughout, later full sheepskin, rubbed, 14 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

[frontis], [title], A2, (a)-(f)4, *4, **4, ***2, ****2, 5*2, [cross]2, [two crosses]2, [pi]1, [para]4, [two para]2, B-U4, Aa-Zz4, Aaaa-Ffff4, Gggg2, Hhhh-Iiii4, Kkkk2.
Paper fault in the penultimate leaf of the dedication, affecting words in about seven lines on each side. Frontispiece and ninety-seven plates.


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Keywords

London, Folio, Jacob Tonson, John Dryden, Literature, Poetry, Publishing, Virgil

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