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64
The Aldine edition of the British poets.
LONDON: BELL AND DALDY, 1866-1892
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6,0008,000
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64
The Aldine edition of the British poets.
LONDON: BELL AND DALDY, 1866-1892
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

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The Aldine edition of the British poets.
LONDON: BELL AND DALDY, 1866-1892
57 volumes, 8vo, tall copy, engraved author portraits in some volumes, half morocco by Maclehose of Glasgow, spine gilt in compartments, some bindings slightly stained or scuffed
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Provenance

James Arthur, bookplate in each volume

Catalogue Note

The contents of this handsome edition are as follows: volumes 1-6 Geoffrey Chaucer; 7 Earl of Surrey; 8 Thomas Wyatt; 9-13 Edmund Spencer; 14 William Shakespeare; 15-17 John Milton; 18-22 John Dryden; 23-24 Matthew Prior; 25-27 Jonathan Swift; 28 Thomas Parnell; 29-31 Alexander Pope; 32-33 Edward Young; 34-35 Samuel Butler; 36-37 James Thomson; 38 Mark Akenside; 39-40 Charles Churchill; 41 William Collins; 42 Thomas Gray; 43 William Falconer; 44 James Beattie; 45 Oliver Goldsmith; 46-48 William Cowper; 49-51 Robert Burns; 52 Henry Kirke White; 53-57 Walter Scott

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