Lot 68 of 565:
Hudibras: The First Part 1st Edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Hudibras: The First Part. Written in the time of the late Wars
Author:
Butler, Samuel
Place:
London
Publisher:
No publisher stated
Date:
1663
Description:

[2], 125 pp. (Small 8vo), re-backed in modern leather with original calf boards, endpapers had been replaced, presented in modern half-leather clamshell box lettered in gilt on spine. First Edition. 

Ownership marks in early hands on front flyleaf. The rare first unauthorized edition. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Abrasions to leather and bumps to corners, rubbing; edges darkened, some worming in margins, a few spots; very good overall.
 
Item number:
306191
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