3 March 2004
DONNE, John (1573-1631). Encaenia. The Feast of Dedication. Celebrated at Lincolnes Inne, in a Sermon there upon Ascension day, 1623. London: Augustine Matthews for Thomas Jones, 1623.
4° (183 x 133mm). Type-ornament headpieces, ornamental initials. (Faint dampstain in quire F.) 20th-century brown morocco by Root, gilt turn-ins. Provenance: purchased from James F. Drake, New York, 4 March 1940, $22.
FIRST EDITION. The sheets were re-issued by Matthews to form part of later collections of Donne's sermons. Keynes, Donne, 16; Pforzheimer 294; STC 7039.
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