Octavo. xxi, 466, vii, 467-1001, 1002-1436, vi, 1437-2104pp. Original blue printed dustjackets over blue cloth with blind-stamped publisher's device on covers, gilt lettering on spines. Frontispiece. Publisher's device on title page. "The main purpose of this edition is to provide, for the first time, a complete text of Dryden's original poems and verse translations, with his prefaces, based on a critical review of all early printings. It includes poems of which he was part author, and a few poems attributed to him on evidence which has found some favor with modern scholars. The copy text chosen for each poem is normally the first edition, collated with all subsequent editions published in Dryden's lifetime." (Publisher). Reprinted lithographically at the University Press, Oxford, by Vivian Ridler, Printer to the University. DJs with light wear along edges, lightly rubbed and price clipped. Light foxing at top and foredge. DJs, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Poems of John Dryden. 4 Vols
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Publication Date: 1970
Book Condition: vg
Edition: Second edition.
Book Description Clarendon, 1970. Book Condition: Good. B0099ROCJ0 Minor tears to dust covers.Books have inside front cover corner clipped. Minor wear, including corner bumps, light marks and page tanning. Otherwise in very good used condition, with clean unmarked pages, spine intact, bindings firm. Bookseller Inventory # 171103U3-0039