Book Description

Four part in one volume, general title, engraved frontispiece to Volpone (i.e. the Fox) and pp 96, 96, 100, 35, [1] advertisement. A good copy in contemporary binding of calf gilt, morocco label (a little worn) with the bookplate of Edward Howes. However the front outer joint has failed and the front board is detached. Would need a trip to the bookbinder. The Catalogue of Plays is of considerable interest as one of the earliest attempts to list all the old English plays. The list appears comprehensive; Gorboduc (1570) is included as are other very rare and obscure Elizabethan plays such as The Wisdom of Doctor Dodypoll (1600). Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 346g. (YBP Ref: 033142:15)
Dealer Notes
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Author JOHNSON, Ben
Date 1732
Binding Hardcover
Publisher W Feales at Rowe's Head, Over-against Clement's Inn Gate
Condition Good

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