Providence: Brown University Press, 1963. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Purple spine with yellow text; Covers have slight shelf wear such as lightly rubbed edges, and slightly spotted & sunned exterior but overall intact with sturdy panels; Text block shows slight foxing on exterior edges, but otherwise clean pages and tight binding; previous owner's name inside front cover and on first page; pp 93.
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[London]: Printed by Richard Bishop [and Robert Young], and are to be sold by Andrew Crooke, in St. Paules, Church-yard, 1640/1641. Second Folio Printing. Folios, 2 volumes; VG; rebacked with new calf spines, burgundy labels with gilt lettering, previous boards preserved; marbled endpapers; both volumes have previous owners name and information on sfep; For volume 1, the subsidiary plays each have separate dated title pages. That to "Poëtaster" has imprint "London, printed by Robert Young. M.DC.XL.". "Epigrammes" begins new pagination and register; otherwise pagination and register are continuous. Most of the parts have special title page with imprint: London, Printed by R. Bishop, 1640. "Poëtaster" has title page with imprint: "London, Printed by Robert Young, M.DC.XL.".; The title page is engraved and signed "Guliel[mus] Hole fecit".; Signatures: A-Kkk6 Lll4; 2A-2T6.; For volume 2, it consists of two volumes, 2 and 3, the former intended as a continuation of the first volume published in 1615. Vol. 2 was edited by the author, vol. 3 by Sir Kenelm Digby. The three plays comprising volume 2 ("Bartholmew [sic] Fayre", "The Diuell is an asse", and "The staple of nevves") each have separate title page with imprint "... printed by I[ohn]. B[eale]. for Robert Allot ... 1631"; "; Signatures: A6 B-M4 Aa-Cc4 2D-H4 2I6 N-Y4 Vol. 3 B-Q4, R2, S-X4, Y2, Z4, Aa-Oo4, Pp2, Qq4, 2A-K4, 2L2, 2M-R4, 3A-P4, 3Q2, 3R-V4. Closed tear to L4; CK consignment; shelved case 0.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. First. Thick, narrow octavos in cloth with brown, embossed leather spine with gold gilt; Good+; covers in greyish moire with leather corners have moderate shelf wear mostly on edges; brown leather spines with shelf wear around tops and bottoms; binding strong, except for volume II (front cover almost detached) and volume I (starting to detach); ex-libris plates inside front covers; front end page portrait in three volumes; flaps and title pages heavily discolored and foxed, but thin paper with content clean; text in tight print; no marks on text; each volume contains approximately 20 works.
London: John Stockdale, 1811. Later edition. Thick quarto in 3/4 brown marble and leather with six-band embossed spine; VG; gold letters on spine; some rubbing on boards and tiny bumps on corners from shelving; open gutter in front; marbled end pages; frontispiece portrait; paper age-toned and clean; text clean in very tight print; includes a biography; pp. 721; shelved in Alcove # 1; please contact us for shipping costs; GP consignment.
London: George Routledge, 1873. New edition. Thick octavo in 3/4 brown marble and burgundy leather; VG; six-band spine with gilt; marbled text block; moderate shelf wear on boards; paper wobbly and age-toned; ink marginalia on one page; text in tight print; frontispiece engravings; pp. 819; shelved front case; GP consignment.
London: printed [by William Stansby] for Walter Burre [and are to be sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard at the signe of the Crane], 1614. First Edition. Folio; G+; bound in early diced brown calf, newly rebacked with new spine and corners, paneled with gilt lettering; housed in a custom brown buckram covered clamshell; With the Poem and the engraved title page. Both have been trimmed and inlaid, possibly having been married to this copy from another.; With 5 folding maps, Lacking 3 maps: the Arabian Desert (pages 414/415), Troy (452/453), and Troy (454/455). Maps trimmed incredibly close, with map of the Middle East impacted just slightly.; Lacking blank leaf 3K4 and terminal blank 7C6; 4G3r has the woodcut initial hand-colored, with the color bleeding over to the facing page; with the Errata leaf at the end; Printer’s name and bookseller’s address from colophon.; "The first part of the historie of the vvorld .. The third booke" (caption title) begins new pagination on 4A1r.; LD consignment; shelved case 4.