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The Works of Mr Congreve Vol I

£40.00

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1774. Seventh edition. Work collection in seventh edition of the English poet William Congreve (1670-1729). Congreve, also a dramatist, was one of the best-known authors of so-called "restoration comedies", which existed at the time of the "English Restoration". This work (vol I only) contains The Old Batchelor, The Double Dealer and Love for Love.
Full leather with gilt stamping around the cover and spine. The spine is damaged at the top and is cracking down one side from the top approx 3cm, and starting to crack from the bottom on the same side. It also has some surface damage where the titles should have been. Corners are worn. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's signature on the title page. The text is generally clean although in places there is substantial tanning as if other papers have been in it at some time (bookmarks?). See photos. One illustration before each new story.
While a bit damaged it is over 200 years old and still remarkable.

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Author(s):
Mr Congreve
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
T Lowndes, T Caslon, T Davies, W Nicoll, S Bladdon and R Snagg
Title:
The Works of Mr Congreve Vol I

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1774. Seventh edition. Work collection in seventh edition of the English poet William Congreve (1670-1729). Congreve, also a dramatist, was one of the best-known authors of so-called "restoration comedies", which existed at the time of the "English Restoration". This work (vol I only) contains The Old Batchelor, The Double Dealer and Love for Love.
Full leather with gilt stamping around the cover and spine. The spine is damaged at the top and is cracking down one side from the top approx 3cm, and starting to crack from the bottom on the same side. It also has some surface damage where the titles should have been. Corners are worn. Marbled endpapers. Previous owner's signature on the title page. The text is generally clean although in places there is substantial tanning as if other papers have been in it at some time (bookmarks?). See photos. One illustration before each new story.
While a bit damaged it is over 200 years old and still remarkable.

Author(s):
Mr Congreve
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
339
Publisher:
T Lowndes, T Caslon, T Davies, W Nicoll, S Bladdon and R Snagg
Title:
The Works of Mr Congreve Vol I

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