The viaLibri website requires cookies to work properly. You can find more information in our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Recently found by viaLibri....

LETTERS To SEVERALL PERSONS Of HONOUR: Written by John Donne. Sometime Deane of St. Pauls London.
Printed by J. Fletcher, for Richard Marriot,, London: 1651 - Frontispiece (in expert copperplate facsimile). James Russell Lowell was Harvard's class poet [1838], who went on in his later life to become an influential 19th C. man-of-letters. John Donne a favorite author of Lowell, who edited an edition of Donne's poems [1855. Cf. BAL 13085), as well as a posthumously-published Grolier Club 2 volume edition (cf. BAL 13409) of the famous 17th C. poet, which included Donne's Poems, Letters, Elegies, etc. Lowell's copy of Donne's POEMS auctioned in 1992. Here we offer Lowell's copy of Donne's LETTERS, with Lowell's signature in the t.p. right upper margin, and editorial marginalia within. Binding - Fine. Textblock - Overall VG+ (some editorial red & regular pencil marks & annotations/occasional unobtrusive worming & dampstaining to margins). Modern full leather binding, executed in a period style. Red edgestain. 4to: A - 2S4 (lacks A1, 2S4 - blanks). 19 cm x 14 cm. 1st edition, 1st issue (Keynes 55; Pforzheimer 295; Wing D-1864). [6], 318 pp. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Tavistock Books, ABAA]
Last Found On: 2014-10-02           Check availability:      AbeBooks    


Browse more rare books from the year 1651

      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     563 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service      Privacy     

Copyright © 2019 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.