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    [Edmund Spenser]. John Hughes, editor. The Works of Mr. Edmund Spenser. London: Jacob Tonson for Mr. Hughes, 1715. Six twelvemo volumes. Copper-engraved plates by Ludwig du Guernier. Calf binding with the spines stamped in gilt on morocco lettering pieces. Edges are speckled with red. All good.

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    The Works of Mr. Edmund Spenser. In Six Volumes with A Glossary Explaining the Old and Obscure Words.

    cxl, 184; 187-546; 547-854; 859-1168; 1171-1455; 1459-1758 pages.

    Some rubbing, bumping to the corners and spine ends, chipping to edges, volume one morocco label is missing and the spines and edges are darkened. Endpapers are toned especially towards the edges, small pencil notations to front free endpapers. Volumes of this posthumous collection of the English poet's works are in good condition.

    Carpenter p. 112.



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