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Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie by  Charles Cotton - Hardcover - Tenth - 1715 - from G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB (SKU: 12)

Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie

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Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie: A Mock-Poem on the First and Fourth Books of Virgil's Aenaeis in English Burlesque. The Tenth Edition.

by Cotton, Charles

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London: Printed for R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, M. Wotton, S. Manship, B. Tooke, J. Nicholson, R. Parker, and R. Smith, 1715. Tenth. Hardcover. Fine. Gucht. 8vo; 126 pages, collation is correct, but A3&4 have been mistakenly signed as B3&4. Four full-page engravings by Gucht. The mock-poem on the fourth book has its own (second) title-page, p. 55 (D4). New endpapers, Booktag of Subun-So Book Store Tokyo Kanda. Signed binding by R. Wallis. Full polished green calf with gold fillet, 5 raised bands, gilt lettering on the spine, now slightly faded. Slight wear at the head. A beautifully bound fine copy of this popular title. With its own green paper slipcase.

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Bookseller
G.Gosen Rare Books & Old Paper, ABAA, ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
12
Title
Scarronides, or, Virgile Travestie
Author
Cotton, Charles
Illustrator
Engravings by Gucht
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Tenth
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed for R. Bonwicke, W. Freeman, Tim. Goodwin, J. Walthoe, M. Wotton, S. Manship, B. Tooke, J. Nicholson, R. Parker, and R.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1715
Size
8vo
Keywords
Illustrated, Parody, Travesty, Mock-Epic, Sunbun-So,
Size
8vo

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