Lot 182 of 429:
The works of Ben Jonson, 1692  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$420
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The works of Ben Jonson, which were formerly printed in two volumes, are now reprinted in one. To which is added a comedy, called The nevv inn· With additions never before published.
Author:
Jonson, Ben
Place:
London
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Hodgkin, for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, et al.
Date:
1692
Description:

[x], 264, 281-368, 371-382, 393-744, [4] p. With engraved portrait frontispiece. (Folio) 36x23 cm. (14x9"), period leather boards rebacked with later morocco spine lettered in gilt, later endpapers.

Significant edition of Ben Jonson's Works, being the first single volume edition. Incudes the portrait frontispiece, which is often lacking. With Armorial bookplate of "The Grove."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fair amount of wear and rubbing to boards, corners worn, some rubbing to spine; 3" vertical closed tear to gutter of front endpaper and glue residue from removed plate,a few repairs to back side of frontispiece, scattered light foxing; overall very good.
 
Item number:
301253
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