• Fine Printed Books, Manuscript auction at Christies

    Sale 5829

    Fine Printed Books, Manuscripts, Traditional Sports

    23 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    PHILIPS, Katherine (1631-1664). Poems ... To which is added monsieur Corneille's Pompey & Horace, Tragedies. With several other translations out of French. London: by T[homas] N[ewcombe] for Henry Herringman, 1678. Small 2° (279 x 169mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece by W. Faithorne, with the last blank (frontispiece closely shaved along outer margin, light worming in lower inner margin, H1 recto soiled, C2 with marginal paper flaw, some mainly light soiling and spotting, a few leaves browned). Contemporary mottled calf (head and tail of spine chipped, joints cracked but cords firmly holding, quite rubbed). Provenance: Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008). Wing P2035.

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    PHILIPS, Katherine (1631-1664). Poems ... To which is added monsieur Corneille's Pompey & Horace, Tragedies. With several other translations out of French. London: by T[homas] N[ewcombe] for Henry Herringman, 1678. Small 2° (279 x 169mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece by W. Faithorne, with the last blank (frontispiece closely shaved along outer margin, light worming in lower inner margin, H1 recto soiled, C2 with marginal paper flaw, some mainly light soiling and spotting, a few leaves browned). Contemporary mottled calf (head and tail of spine chipped, joints cracked but cords firmly holding, quite rubbed). Provenance: Richard Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935-2008). Wing P2035.

    With 3 other works, De conservanda bona valetudine (Venice, 1607); Poetical Miscellanies: The fifth part. Containing a collection of original poems, with several new translations (London, 1704); and Richard Mocket's Deus & rex: sive dialogus (London, 1615; incomplete, lacks all after p. 66). (4)


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