[LAMB, Charles]. JONSON, Ben. The Works. London: 1692.

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[LAMB, Charles]. JONSON, Ben. The Works. London: 1692.

2o (355 x 226 mm). (Some leaves detached and frayed.) Old calf (broken, spine defective); cloth folding case. Provenance: CHARLES LAMB (endleaves and margins profusely annotated in his hand with extracts from other authors); Charles W. Frederickson.

CHARLES LAMB'S JONSON, EXTENSIVELY ANNOTATED.

"The blank leaves, margins &c., are filled with extracts from the old Dramatists and early English Writers, with additional poems, corrections of the Text, &c., in Charles Lamb's early hand-writing, forming a most curious and valuable memento of his favorite studies. Bought at the sale of Charels W. Frederickson's library, by Charles Scribner's Sons, for $375"--A Descriptive Catalogue of the Library of Charles Lamb, New York: The Dibdin Club, 1897, no. 20. SOLD AS AN ASSOCIATION ITEM, NOT SUBJECT TO RETURN.
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