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Book Description

Condition: Very good. Green boards with faux vellum to spine dulled, the spine very sunned and with a small spillage mark to the lower right. Two bookplates to the front endpapers and some minor foxing also very minor on the pages. Many dusty uncut pages have remained unopened. Textblock is firm.
Dealer Notes
Bookplate of Spencer Compton, VIII Duke of Devonshire is affixed. Also a label Chatsworth The Attic Sale 5-7 October 2010 Sotheby's.

John S. Farmer is the editor of works by the sixteenth-century dramatist and poet John Heywood. The facsimile title page of 1562 explains: 'John Heywoodes woorkes. A dialogue conteynyng the number of effectuall prouerbes in the Englishe tongue, compact in a matter concernynge two maner of maryages . With one hundred of Epigrammes: and three hundred of Epigrammes upon three hundred of Epigrammes upon three hundred of Epigrammes upon three hundred prouerbes: and a fifth hundred of Epigrammes. Whereunto are now newly added a syxt hundred of Epigrammes by the sayde John Heywood.'
Author John Heywood
Date 1906
Binding Hardback
Publisher Privately printed for Subscribers by the Early English Drama Society
Condition Please see above
Pages [8] 466 [2]

Price: £300.00

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