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Dryden, John.

THE POETICAL WORKS.

Containing Original Poems, Tales and Translations; With Notes by the Rev. Joseph Warton, D.D.; the Rev. John Warton, M.A. and others. George Routledge and Sons 1883.
Large 8vo. lx + 445pp. + [i]. Engraved port. frontis., vignette t.p. by Sheperd. Booksellers ink initials stamp to verso of front f.e.p., marbled e.ps., prize bookplate presented to Gulielmo Goodenough Hayter, hinges tender but firm, inner gilt dentelles, gilt filleted edges very sl. rubbed to corners, bound by Wells of Winchester in triple gilt rule edged full prize morocco with gilt armorial device to both boards, some minor marks and rubbing, gilt filleted raised bands dec. gilt compartments and gilt lettering to spine, a.e.g. Includes a 60 page ‘The Life of Dryden’ by Dr. Johnson. ‘From the library of Sir William Hayter, former Ambassador to Russia whose father was the prize winning scholar.’
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