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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 283

    MASSINGER, Philip (1583-1640). The Plays, edited by W. Gifford. London: for G. and W. Nicol [and others], 1813. 4 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait, half-title in volumes II-IV (a little occasional spotting). Later 19th-century polished calf gilt, contrasting labels on spines, marbled endpapers. Provenance: Joseph Neeld (small armorial bookplate).

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    MASSINGER, Philip (1583-1640). The Plays, edited by W. Gifford. London: for G. and W. Nicol [and others], 1813. 4 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait, half-title in volumes II-IV (a little occasional spotting). Later 19th-century polished calf gilt, contrasting labels on spines, marbled endpapers. Provenance: Joseph Neeld (small armorial bookplate).

    MILTON, John (1608-1674). Paradise Lost [Paradise Regain'd], edited by Thomas Newton. London: for J. & R. Tonson [and others], 1753. 2 volumes, 8°. (Occasional very light spotting). Contemporary mottled calf, gilt spines with contrasting labels (foot of spines lightly rubbed).

    And 11 others including William Shenstone's The Works (London, 1777, 3 volumes), John Ford's The Dramatic Works (Edinburgh, 1811, 2 volumes) and Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit (London, 1844). (17)


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