Lot 80: Jonson (Ben) The Works... to Which is Added a Comedy, Called The New Inn, third folio edition, 1692.
November 15, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Jonson (Ben) The Works... to Which is Added a Comedy, Called The New Inn, third folio edition, engraved portrait frontispiece by Elder after Vaughan, woodcut crown devices to title, 4pp. Leges Convivales at end with separate title, frontispiece with portion of restoration to outer margin, gathering 3C browned as often, foxing to gathering A, a clean copy otherwise, 19th century ink inscription to front free endpaper, contemporary calf, spines gilt in compartments, spine ends and corners sympathetically strengthened and repaired, rubbing, later endpapers, [Pforzheimer 561; Wing J1006], folio, Thomas Hodgkin, for H.Herringman [&c.], 1692. ⁂ The third (and last) folio edition, the first published in 1 volume.
Notes: Category: Literature, Manuscripts and History