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Dryden, John (1631-1700) & Nahum Tate (1652-1715) Absalom and Achitophel, a Poem, [and] The Second Part of Absalom and Achitophel.
London: Printed for J[acob] T[onson], 1681 & 1682.
First editions of each part, two volumes folio; in this edition of the first part, the printer's initials are printed in italic type; the ornament on B1 recto is in one piece, and line 10 on C1 recto begins "And serv'd"; the two volumes bound in uniform later full calf, rubbed but well preserved; ex libris Frederick Locker with his bookplate and clipped signed note in his hand dated 1893 pasted inside front board of first part; with gilt-tooled morocco label of Frederick Hogan in each part; part I 11 3/4 x 7 1/2 in.; part II 11 1/2 x 7 1/8 in.