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Live Auction

The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1027

Johnson, Ben, THE WORKS, 1692

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA

Description:

Johnson, Ben, THE WORKS, 1692, THE WORKS FORMERLY PRINTED IN TWO VOLUMES TO WHICH HAS BEEN ADDED A COMEDY CALLED THE NEW INN (London, 1692), folio, engraved portrait.

Measurements: Height: 14 5/8 in. x Width: 9 7/8 in. x Depth: 2 in.

Condition:

Worn condition, minor dampstaining to lower right corner of first few leaves only affecting margins, old worm damage at lower center near spine from early leaves through page 140, affecting some letters, contemporary paneled calf, head and foot of spine worn, see photos.

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