Lot 1 , Donne (John), Poems by J. D. with Elegies on the Authors Death
Donne (John), Poems by J. D. with Elegies on the Author's Death to Which is added divers Copies under his own hand never before in Print, London 1654, 'printed by J. Flesher and to be sold by John Sweeting at the Angel in Popeshead-Alley', fourth edition, 139 x 86mm, one woodcut initial, engraved portrait frontispiece of Donne by W. Marshall stuck down on free endpaper, pencil inscription to previous free endpaper 'Bound by Bernard Middleton' and indistinct date, maroon morocco with marbled endpapers and decorative gilt tooling to front, back, spine and inner edges of boards, gilding to edges
The book is complete.
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