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Lot 1093
BEAUMONT, FRANCIS. 1584-1616, & JOHN FLETCHER. 1579-1625.
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£1,800 - 3,000
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BEAUMONT, FRANCIS. 1584-1616, & JOHN FLETCHER. 1579-1625.
Comedies and Tragedies. London: Printed for Humphrey Robinson & Humphrey Moseley, 1647. A4, a-c4, d-e2, f4, g2, B-K4, L2, Aa-Ss4, Aaa-Xxx4, 4A-4I4, 5A-5R4, 5S6, 5T-5X4, 6A-6K4, 6L6, 7A-7C4, 7D2, 7E-7G4, 8A-8C4, *8D2, 8D-8F4. Printed in double columns, each play paginated separately. Frontispiece portrait of Fletcher by William Marshall. Folio (311 x 195 mm). Early half brown calf over marbled boards, rebacked and with new corners. A few instances of repair, some browning and stray marks, early marginalia including a blank leaf inserted between 5I3 and 5I4, on which is written the cast of characters to the following play, "The Knight of Malta," new endpapers, covers worn, spine rubbed.

First collected edition, second state of the frontispiece. Pforzheimer 53.
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