The Plays of Philip Massinger, in Four Volumes

By: Massinger, Philip; edited by W. Gifford

Price: NZ$1,740.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Carefully rebacked in cloth with original spines laid down. Original leather joints worn away. A small amount of scuffing and scrapes to leather boards. A little scuffing to fore page edges in first volume. Split to gutter at front endpaper in first volume. Paper strengthening to gutter between front free endpaper and following blank leaf in first volume. Offsetting to title page from frontispiece in first volume. A few spots of foxing to prelimary leaves and endpapers. A nice set.; Four volumes in two. Portrait frontispiece + [iv], clxxix, [1], 347; [ii], 528; [ii], 602; [ii], 598 pages. Full brown morocco binding with gilt borders, edges, and dentelles. Gilt decoration to spines. Spine title: "Massinger's Works". Page dimensions: 220 x 136mm. All page edges gilt. Crimson endpapers. The best text of Massinger's works up until the 1976 Clarendon Press edition edited by Philip Edwards and Colin Gibson. "If I am vain enough to believe that a certain species of good fortune has attended my transactions with Massinger, the reader must pardon my simple credulity." - from the author's Advertisement to the Second Edition.; 8vo

Title: The Plays of Philip Massinger, in Four Volumes

Author Name: Massinger, Philip; edited by W. Gifford

Categories: Other,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for G. and W. Nicol: 1813

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 5868