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								The Works of Ben Jonson in Nine Volumes  with Notes Critical and Expanatory, and a Biographical Memoir by  Ben and  W. Gifford Jonson
	 - 1816
		 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 027034)

The Works of Ben Jonson in Nine Volumes with Notes Critical and Expanatory, and a Biographical Memoir

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The Works of Ben Jonson in Nine Volumes with Notes Critical and Expanatory, and a Biographical Memoir

by Jonson, Ben and W. Gifford

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A fine set all in lovely Zaehnsdorf bindings. Each volume contains the following works: Vol. 1. Memoirs of Jonson, & c. Every Man in his Humour -- v. 2. Every Man out of his Humour. Cynthia's Revels, or The Fountain of Self Love. The Poetaster, or His Arraignment -- v. 3. Sejanus. Volpone, or The fox. Epicoene, or The Silent Woman -- v. 4. The Alchemist. Catiline. Bartholomew Fair -- v. 5. The Devil is an Ass. The Staple of News. The New Inn, or The light Heart -- v. 6. The Magnetic Lady, or Humours Reconciled. A tale of a Tub. The Sad Shepherd, or A Tale of Robin Hood. The Case is Altered. Entertainments, &c. -- v. 7. Masques at Court -- v. 8. Masques [continued]. Epigrams. Underwoods -- v. 9. Underwoods [continued]. Translations, &c. Timber, or Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter. English grammar. Jonsonus Virbius, or The Memory of Ben Jonson. Glossarial index. Beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf in full polished calf, board edges triple ruled in gilt, raised bands gilt, red and maroon spine labels gilt, other compartments fully gilt decorated, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. From the library of E.C. Converse with his armorial bookplate, just a bit of off-setting from plate(s) but in extraordinary condition.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
The Works of Ben Jonson in Nine Volumes with Notes Critical and Expanatory, and a Biographical Memoir
Author
Jonson, Ben and W. Gifford
Book condition
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Publisher
Printed for G. & W. Nicol
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1816
Size
octavo
Keywords
Tales of Robin Hood; Jonson, the Alchemist; Volpone; English Grammar;
Bookseller catalogs
English Literature;
Size
octavo
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