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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 994

12 Various Poetic and Theatrical Works, 17th-19th C

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


12 Various Poetic and Theatrical Works, 17th-19th C, comprising Randolph, Thomas POEMS (London, 1652), 4th edition, modern quarter-calf (without additional engraved title, title-page with browning, foxing, some leaves partly detached); Mountfort, William SIX PLAYS (London, 1720), 2 vols., modern binding, bookplate, gilt edges (vol. 1 both covers detached, vol. 2 upper cover detached); Goldsmith, Oliver THE POETICAL AND DRAMATIC WORKS (London, 1786), 2 vols., small 8vo, calf, labels, frontispiece portrait (some cracking to joints); Suckling, John THE WORKS... CONTAINING HIS POEMS, LETTERS AND PLAYS (London, Jacob Tonson, 1709), calf, 8vo, frontispiece portrait (toning, some cracking at joints); Kelly, Hugh FALSE DELICACY A COMEDY (London, n.d. [c.1780]), modern half-calf, frontispiece engraving (occasional foxing); Ralph, James THE ASTROLOGER A COMEDY (London, 1744), 1st edition, modern half-calf (toning and foxing); COCKE LORELLES BOTE, A SATIRICAL POEM (Aberdeen, 1884) from a unique copy printed by Wynkyn de Worde, 33/101, colored bookplate, quarter-calf (splitting at joints); Grosseteste, Robert CASTEL OFF LOUE, trans R.F. Weymouth (London, 1864), half-calf (joints splitting, upper cover partially detached); THE ROMANCE OF SIR BEVES OF HAMTOUN, ed William Turnbull (Edinburgh: Maitland Club, 1838), half-calf, Sondley Reference Library bookplate, frontispiece (some cracking at joints, minor foxing and toning); and Howard, Robert FIVE NEW PLAYS (London, 1700), contemporary calf, rebacked, lacking engraved portrait (toning, foxing wear to edges, cracking at joints).

Measurements: Height: of largest 11 3/8 in. x Width: 7 1/4 in. x Depth: 1 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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