[Dryden, John. 1631-1700.] Collection of 8 works attacking Dryden's Absalom and The Medal, comprising:

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Lot 264
[Dryden, John. 1631-1700.]
Collection of 8 works attacking Dryden's Absalom and The Medal, comprising:

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[Dryden, John. 1631-1700.]
Collection of 8 works attacking Dryden's Absalom and The Medal, comprising:
1. [VILLIERS, George, Duke of Buckingham.] Poetical Reflections on a late Poem entituled Absalom and Achiophel. London: Richard Janeway, 1682. Folio. Disbound. Macdonald 200;
2. [HICKERINGILL, Edmund.] The Mushroom: or, a satyr against libelling Tories ... in answer to ... the Medall. London, 1682. Folio. Disbound. Macdonald 206;
3. [PORDAGE, Samuel?] Azaria and Hushai, a poem. London: Charles Lee, 1682. Small 4to. Modern wrappers. Macdonald 205a;
4. The Medal revers'd. A Satyre against Persecution. London: Charles Lee, 1682. Small 4to. With front blank. Modern morocco-backed cloth. Macdonald 207ii;
5. The Loyal Medal vindicated. A Poem. London: R Janeway, 1682. Folio. Modern morocco-backed boards. Macdonald 209.
6. [SHADWELL, Thomas?] The medal of John Bayes: A Satyr against Folly and Knavery. London: Richard Janeway, 1682. Small 4to. Lacking front blank. modern morocco-backed boards, upper cover and title detached. Macdonald 211;
7. Satyr to his Muse. London: for T.W., 1682. Small 4to. Modern half morocco. Macdonald 212b;
AND: one other defective work by Christopher Nesse criticizing Dryden. Macdonald 203.

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