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English Plays and Poetry, Sixteen Volumes.

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3040B
Lot:
278
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$800$650

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

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English Plays and Poetry, Sixteen Volumes. Including: Dryden's The Spanish Fryar, London: for the Tonsons, 1681; Dryden's Aureng-Zebe, London: by T.N. for Herringman, 1676; Nathaniel Lee's Mithridates, London: by R. E. for Magnes, 1678; Dryden's Cleomenes, London: for Tonson, 1692; Poems, Supposed to Have Been Written at Bristol, by Thomas Rowley and Others, in the Fifteenth Century, London: for T. Payne & Son, 1777; Hazlitt's Lectures on the English Poets, London: Taylor & Heesey, 1818; Hazlitt's Characters of Shakespeare's Plays, London: for R. Hunter et al., 1817; Hazlitt's Select Poets of Great Britain, London: Tegg et al., 1825; Essays by Mr. Goldsmith, London: for Griffin, 1765; two small-format volumes of early 19th century British plays; Hugh Kelly's False Delicacy, London: for Baldwin & Johnston, 1768; The West Indian: a Comedy, London: for Griffin, 1771; The Rivals, a Comedy, London: for Wilkie, 1775; Saint-Pierre's La Chaumiere Indienne, London: Stace, 1796; [and] Dacier's Miscellany Poems upon Several Occasions, London: Buck, 1692. (16)
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

Hugh Kelly, Thomas Rowley, Nathaniel Lee, London, United Kingdom, Aureng-zebe, British literature, Characters of Shakespear's Plays, English literature, Jacob Tonson, John Dryden, Literature

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