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THE ENGLISH WORKS OF ROGER ASCHAM, PRECEPTOR TO QUEEN ELIZABETH. With Notes And Observations, And The Author's Life By James Bennett.

Ascham, Roger

Editore: printed for R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, and J. Newbery, in St. Paul¿s Church-Yard, London, 1767
Condizione: Good Rilegato
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4to., [2], 4,[4],xvi,395,[1]p., contemporary calf, gilt spine with six compartments and red morocco label, hinges starting, but firm. Occasional foxing, mainly to the end-papers, and a little browning to title. Arthur G. Rippey bookplate to front pastedown - the Rippey catalog notes that this copy was purchased from Seven Gables in 1973 from the library of N. Bond of Creech grange. This is the second Issue with undated title and a half title. The imprint gives the date of 1761 but copies were actually not issued until 1767. The sheets of the text are the same as for the 1761 first issue, the only changes being in the issuing of a half title, the dated title page and the compressed subscriber list on four pages instead of five as with the first issue. Samuel Johnson contributed the Dedication, The Life Of Ascham And Notes. "This neglected book must now rank among Johnson's major performances in editorial scholarship" (Chapman and Hazen, 145). Hazen, PP. 19-23; Courtney, p. 100; Roscoe A17; Fleeman, J.D. Johnson, 61.8BA/1b; ESTC T140587. Codice inventario libreria 27580

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Casa editrice: printed for R. and J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, and J. Newbery, in St. Paul¿s Church-Yard, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1767

Legatura: Contemporary Calf

Condizione libro: Good

Condizione sovraccoperta: None Issued

Edizione: First Edition - Second Issue

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