May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 82

Price Realized: $ 10,625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Donne, John (1572-1631)
Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, and Severall Steps in my Sicknes.

London: Printed [by Augustine Mathewes] for Thomas Jones, 1627.

Third edition, 12mo, initial blank A1 present; ex libris Gilbert Burnett, with stamp on verso of title, signature of Margaret Stanhope dated 1677 on ffep; bound in full contemporary faded red (or pink) velvet (worn, nap almost completely gone), metal corner pieces, bosses, and clasps removed; original gilt edges, a large clean copy printed on a thin paper stock with some blank margins fragile and with some breaks in the paper that most likely occurred when the book was originally printed, contents very good, 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.

STC 7035a; Keynes 38; ESTC S114971.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.