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Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586) The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586) The Countesse of Pembrokes Arcadia. London: for Waterson and Young, 1633. Small folio, eighth edition, title within ornamental woodcut border (first and last leaves torn and repaired), contemporary boards, rebacked, 11 1/2 x 7 1/4 in. [together with] Spenser's Faerie Queene, Cambridge: University Press, 1909, limited edition, unnumbered out of series copy from the edition of 350, two folio volumes bound in publisher's textured leather, worn, some boards detached, 12 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (3)
Estimate $300-400


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Cambridge, London, Anti-Catholicism in the United Kingdom, Folio, Literature, Poetry, Publishing, The Faerie Queene

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