JONSON, Ben.

The Works.

With Notes Critical and Explanatory and a Biographical Memoir by W. Gifford Esq. With Introduction and Appendices by Lieut.-Col. F. Cunningham.

London: Bickers and Son, 1875 Stock Code: 104284
£1,750.00

Attractively bound in full tree calf

Reserve Ask us a question

Notes

An attractively bound late reprint of the Gifford edition of Jonson's works, originally published in 1816. "Gifford's editorial work as a textual scholar is accomplished. He produced various editions of English dramatists Gifford's most notable textual work was on Jonson, of whom he was a fierce partisan. His edition contains forthright attacks on bardolators who had dared to speak evil of Jonson as well as the customary splenetic condemnations of the flaws of rival scholars" (ODNB).

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

9 volumes, octavo (214 x 138 mm). Bound by Tuckett in full tree calf, raised bands, red and green morocco labels, compartments richly gilt, floral rolls to boards gilt, to turn-ins in blind, marbled edges and endpapers.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispiece portrait to Volume I.

Condition

Spines slightly sunned, minor wear to spine ends and corners, joints of a few volumes cracked but firm, light offsetting from frontispiece. An excellent set.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book