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CONGREVE, WILLIAM - Amendments of Mr. Collier's False and Imperfect Citations, &C

Title: Amendments of Mr. Collier's False and Imperfect Citations, &C
Description: 1698. [CONGREVE, William]. AMENDMENTS OF MR. COLLIER'S FALSE AND IMPERFECT CITATIONS, &C. FROM THE: OLD BATCHELOUR, DOUBLE DEALER, LOVE FOR LOVE, MOURNING BRIDE. By the Author of those plays. London: Printed for J. Tonson .. 1698. First edition, mixed first and second issue: This copy has the first issue preliminary quarter-sheet and the second issue cancellans for D6 (pp. 43-44). (The cancellans is normally accompanied by a reprinted preliminary quarter-sheet that includes an advertisement on the verso of the half-title and the addition of a third erratum on verso of title for the second issue.) Octavo. [ ]2, B-H8, I4. 8.5 x 11.5 cm. [4], 1-80, 71-109 (i.e 119) pp. Nicely bound in a later Roxburghe-style binding of quarter black leather with marbled paper sides, gilt title on spine, and all edges speckled red. Text leaves are clean; but starting on p. 25 and continuing till the end, they have a small amount of worming in the last two lines of text which, fortunately, does not hinder reading. (Arnott & Robinson 298, Pforzheimer 191 & 192, Wing C5844). .

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Price: US$ 450.00 Seller: Boston Book Company
- Book number: 86794


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