Good + Book New Edition, Carefully Revised, with additions to the text and to the notes by Rev. Alexander Dyce. John Ford, English dramatist (1586-1640). Maroon hardcover with gilt lettering on spine and uncut edges. The works include The Lady's Trial; The Sun's Darling; The Witch of Edmonton; Fames's Memorial; Poems by Ford; Honour Triumphant and A Line of Life. 424pp. Minor rubbing and edgewear, greying to page edges as expected of a book this age. Slight foxing to inside covers. Pages yellowed but clean and tight. This is a decent, unusual copy. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall.
Very Good. 8vo. 3 volume collection. Quarterbound in contemporary rich dark red morocco. Corners bound. Gilt borders, lettering, and decorative flourishes. 5 raised bands. 6 compartments. Marbled boards. Similar but darker pattern as boards on endpapers. Tight binding and solid boards. Clean, unmarked pages. A comprehensive collection of John Fords works with critical notes and explanations provided by William Gifford, Esq. This 1869 edition was also thoroughly revised by the Reverend Alexander Dyce. A complete and organized collection of the works of one of the world's most renown playwrights. Light rubbing to spine. Slight bumping to corners. Rubbing to boards. Minimal foxing to pages. Minor fraying to board on volume 3. Overall, a superior collection in excellent condition.
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