BEAUMONT, Francis (1584-1616) & John FLETCHER (1579-1625). The Works, London: Jacob Tonson, 1711. 7 volumes, 8° (220 x 138mm.), 2 engraved portrait frontispieces, one of Beaumont the other of Fletcher, general title, additional title to each volume and sectional titles, 50 engraved plates (light browning throughout, quite heavy in vol. I, some spotting and light soiling, a few stains), contemporary calf, double fillet border on sides, spines divided in 7 compartments, decorated in gilt, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, sprinkled edges (rebacked, corners bumped, rubbed). Provenance: Rt. Hon. James Stuart Wortley (bookplate); Frank Linsly James (bookplate). Lowndes I, 137.
STERNE, Laurence. The Works, London: J. Rivington and Sons, J. Dodsley, G. Kearsley, J. Johnson [and 12 others], 1788. 10 volumes, 8° (172 x 106mm.), 2 engraved portrait frontispieces, including one of the author by I. K. Sherwin, 8 engraved plates after Hogarth and others (some spotting, offsetting from plates to text), contemporary sprinkled calf (some spines chipped and scuffed, extremities rubbed). Provenance: Plumer (signature dated 1789), ?Sir Thomas Plumer (1753-1824), master of the rolls. Lowndes VI, 2509. (17)