Lot 537

JONSON, Ben (1572-1637). Catiline. His Conspiracy. A Tragoedie, London, 1616, stitched. Bound with another work by the same author with Shakespeare listed at the end as one of the "Tragoedians".

Estimate: £400 - £600
Hammer price: £450
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JONSON, Ben (1572-1637).  Catiline. His Conspiracy. A Tragoedie. Acted in the yeere 1611. By the Kings Maiesties Servants. London: Printed by William Stansby, 1616. Title, headpieces and initials, paginated [680]-768 [incorporating title and dedication leaf to "Epigrammes"] (title and first leaf detached, title browned and very worn with sizable hole not affecting letters, some spotting and staining) [bound with:]  Seianus his Fall. A Tragoedie. Acted  in the yeere 1603. By the K. Maiesties Servants. London: Printed by William Stansby, 1616. Title, headpieces and initials, paginated [355]-438 (some mainly marginal spotting and staining, some minor worming throughout). Stitched. Provenance: unsightly old ink scribbling to recto and verso of first title. The printed verso of the final leaf lists "The Principall Tragoedians" in the 1603 performance of "Seianus his Fall" as "Ric. Burbage. Will. Shake-Speare. Aug. Philips. Joh. Hemings. Will Sly. Henry Condel. Joh. Lowin. Alex Cooke."

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