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English Literature, 17th Century, Three Small Folio Volumes:

Auction:
2687B
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2687B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 17, 2013 11:00AM

Description:

English Literature, 17th Century, Three Small Folio Volumes:
Francis Bacon's (1561-1626) Sylva Sylvarum: or a Naturall Historie, London: by Haviland for Lee, 1639, engraved portrait and title, in contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked, with new label, recornered on a previous occasion, with wear to the repair, 11 x 7 1/4 in.;
Sir Philip Sidney's (1554-1586) The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia, London: by Lloyd for Du-Gard, 1662, eleventh edition, in 18th century calf, joints split, rubbed, contents toned, 11 x 7 1/4 in.;
[and] Abraham Cowley's (1618-1667) Works, London: by J.M. for Herringman, 1669, with frontispiece portrait, in contemporary boards, rebacked, 11 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. (3)
Estimate $300-500


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London, Francis Bacon, Philip Sidney, Abraham Cowley

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