May 05, 2022 - Sale 2603

Sale 2603 - Lot 83

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
Donne, John (1572-1631)
Poems, with Elegies on the Author's Death.

London: Printed by M.F. [Miles Flesher] for John Marriot, 1633.

First edition, quarto, without preliminary leaves 2A2, "The Printer to the Understanders," sometimes missing, apparently a later addition (see ESTC S121864); Nn1 without headline; lacking first and last blanks; unwashed, bound in full contemporary English calf, ruled in blind and expertly rebacked, title page dusty, with some faint discoloration, minor gutter worming, generally very good, having escaped washing, trimming, and pressing in the 19th century; 7 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.

STC 7045; ESTC S121864; Pforzheimer 296; Keynes 78.

From the Ken Rapoport Collection.