Princeton University Library Catalog

The works of Ben Jonson, which were formerly printed in two volumes, are now reprinted in one : to which is added a comedy, called The new inn : with additions never before published.

Author:
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637 [Browse]
Uniform title:
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London : Printed by Thomas Hodgkin for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, T. Bassett, R. Chiswell, M. Wotton, G. Conyers, 1692.
Description:
[10], 744, [4] p. : 1 port. (engraving) ; 37 cm. (fol.)
Notes:
  • "Leges conviviales" has special t.-p., with imprint: London, Printed for T. Basset, 1692.
  • HSVR copy: Imperfect: frontispiece and several other leaves wanting; extensive fraying, tears, and repair, a number of leaves at front and back extended.
Binding note:
  • ExKa copy in more recent calf, rebacked.
  • HSVR copy: In contemporary calf.
Provenance:
  • ExKa copy has bookplates of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, and Grenville Kane.
  • HSVR copy: Charles Lamb's copy, extensively annotated by him, mostly with transcriptions and excerpts from the works of Jonson and other authors. The annotations appear throughout the volume, in the margins, and on blank and half blank pages, including the verso of the t.-p.
  • HSVR copy: Lot 20 at Bartlett & Welford's private sale of Lamb's books (February, 1848) purchased by George Templeton Strong for 25 dollars.
  • HSVR copy: Provenance: Charles Lamb (his annotations throughout) -- Charles W. Frederickson -- Christie's NY, Dec. 14, 2000, lot 104 ("Property of a Gentleman") via James Cummins to Pirie -- Collection of Robert S. Pirie, Sotheby's NY, 2 Dec. 2015, lot 987.
References:
Wing (2nd ed.) J1006
Other format(s):
Also available in an electronic version.
LCCN:
96102210
OCLC:
34875744
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