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    Matthew Prior. The History of His Own Time. Compiled from the Original Manuscripts of His Late Excellency. [together with:] Miscellaneous Works of His Late Excellency... Consisting of Poems on Several Occasions. London: Printed for the Editor, 1740. Two octavo volumes. Contemporary calf, rebacked. Some rubbing on covers and extremities. Top edges darkened. Light scattered foxing. Ink ownership signatures of "Frederick -- Nicholl" in History of His Own Time, and "George Simmons" in Miscellaneous Works. Small stain on lower portion of History of His Own Time fore-edge, sporadically affecting outer margins. Overall, very good. From the collection of Alexander J. Jemal, Jr.

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    January, 2016
    21st Thursday
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