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First Edition of Ben Jonson's WORKS, 1616-10.
See Item No. 1164.
Manuscripts and Printed Books)
14th to the 18th CENTURIES
WITH SIXTY-ONE ILLUSTRATIONS
Selected from the Stock of
34 & 35, CONDUIT ST.
ENGLISH LITERATURE AND PRINTING
XVth to the XVIIIth CENTURY.
I ABBOT (Archbishop). A Treatise of the Perpetuall Visibilitie, and Succession of the True Church in all Ages.
Arms on title. Small 4to, unbound. London, 1624. 10s 6d
2 A'BECKETT (Thomas). The Life, or the Ecclesiasticall Historie of S. Thomas, Archbishope of Canterbury.
With engraved frontispiece.
ORIGINAL, MANUSCRIPT. 3 ADDISON (Joseph). Early Drafts, much revised and added to, of
Addison's “Spectator" essays “Of Imagination," " Of Jealousie," and " Of Fame." Entirely in the handwriting of Joseph Addison, contained in a Note-book. 40 pp., Evo, bound in old calf. £20 ** The above Manuscript was the subject of a long discussion in the Athenaeum. It was first brought before the public eye by James Dykes Campbell in a pamphlet entitled Some Portions of Essays contributed to the 'Spectator' by Mr. Addison. Now first printed from his MS. Note-book."
The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians, Connected and Digested under Alphabetical Heads.
A fine example of English binding of the eighteenth century, crimson morocco, in centre of upper cover the letters “I.T.” (John Thomson) within a diamond, charming floral border of sprays of roses, etc., yellow edges.
Frontispiece. 2 vols., small 8vo. London, Tonson, 1763. £10 10s ** A Presentation Copy from Jonas Hanway to John Thomson, with a long letter of 9 pp. signed by Hanway.
The Campaign. A Poem, to his Grace the Duke of Marlborough.
£12 12s “ The success of his poem, the · Campaign,' was rewarded by promotion to an under
secretaryship of state. Godolphin, according to Tickell, saw the poem when finished
Maxims, Observations, and Reflections, moral, political and
With engraved portrait
Miscellaneous Works, in Verse and Prose; with some Account of the Life and Writings of the Author, by Tickell.
£1 1s 4 vols., 8vo, original calf gilt. London, 1765.
A Poem to his Majesty, presented to the Lord Keeper.
Remarks on Several Parts of Italy, &c., in the Years 1701-3.
THE ORIGINAL NUMBERS.
2 vols., folio, original calf, robacked. London, 1711. 12.