Lot 540

JONSON, Ben (1572-1657). Volpone, or The Foxe, London, 1616, 4to, stitched. Bound with other works by the same author.

Estimate: £200 - £300
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JONSON, Ben (1572-1637).  Volpone, or The Foxe. A Comoedie. Acted in the yeere 1605. By the K. Maiesties Servants. London: Printed by William Stansby, 1616. Title, headpieces and initials, paginated [439]-524 (Title browned, stained and spotted) [Bound with the same author's:]  Epicoene, or the Silent Woman. A Comoedie. Acted in the yeere 1609. By the Children of her Maiesties Revells. London: Printed by William Stansby, 1616. Title, headpieces and initials, paginated [[525]-600 [And:]  The Alchemist. A Comoedie, Acted in the yeere 1610. By the Kings Maiesties Servants. London: Printed by William Stansby, 1616. Title, headpieces and initials, paginated [601]-672 only, lacking all after p. 672. Three works bound in one, 4to (258 x 186mm). Stitched. Provenance: old pen trials on first title; French inscription on p.661 of "The Alchemist" dated 1710.

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