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    Sale 5315

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts including Modern First Editions

    13 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    WALLER, Edmund (1606-1687). Poems, &c. Written upon Several Occasions and to Several Persons. London: for H. Herringman, 1682. 8°. Title printed in red and black, 2 engraved portraits, one after Lely (a little very light browning). Contemporary sheep (very rubbed). Fourth edition. Wing W516.

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    WALLER, Edmund (1606-1687). Poems, &c. Written upon Several Occasions and to Several Persons. London: for H. Herringman, 1682. 8°. Title printed in red and black, 2 engraved portraits, one after Lely (a little very light browning). Contemporary sheep (very rubbed). Fourth edition. Wing W516.

    A Collection of Poems: viz. The Temple of Death: by the Marquis of Normandy. An Epistle to the Earl of Dorset: by Charles Montagu ...with Several Original Poems ... by ... The E. of Rochester .... London: for D. Browne and B. Tooke, 1701. 8°. With the final advertisement leaf (G8 torn and crudely repaired though with no loss). Contemporary sprinkled panelled calf (rubbed).

    DRYDEN, John (1631-1700). Examen poeticum: being the Third Part of Miscellany Poems. London: R. E[veringham] for J. Tonson, 1693. 8°. Half-title, with the final blank (some browning and spotting). Contemporary sprinkled calf (very rubbed, lacks upper cover). FIRST EDITION. Macdonald 43a; Wing D2277.

    With Davenant's Gondibert: an Heroik Poem (London, 1651, a little light discolouration), Cotton's Scarronides: or Virgile Travestie. A Mock Poem. Being the First Book of Virgils Aenis in English, Burlesque (London, 1664, lacks the first leaf, blank save for Brome's rebus, a little worming in the lower margins at the end, minor browning and soiling) and Gray's The Poems ... to which are prefixed Memoirs of his Lif and Writings by W. Mason (York and London, 1775, a little offset onto title, a little unimportant spotting). (3)


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