The Works of Mr. Francis Beaumont and Mr. John Fletcher. Volume the First. [- Tenth.] Printed under the Inspection of Mr. Theobald.
Beaumont Francis &; FLETCHER John (1750)
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10 vols. 8vo. Engraved portraits of Beaumont & Fletcher by George Vertue in Vol. 1. Contemporary calf, covers with the gilt coronetted "MP" monogram of Mary, Countess Poulett; gilt spines with contrasting morocco labels (front joint of vol. 1 cracked, slight worm damage to a few joints, extremities slightly worn, a few minor scuffs, but a fine and bright set).
London: for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper,
Preface by Thomas Steward. The second of three 18th Century editions of their works.
Provenance: Bound for Mary, Countess Poulett (1732-1819); she married in 1755 Vere, 3rd Earl Poulett, of Hinton House, Somerset. Poulett sale, Sotheby, 17/2/1969, lot 169, £48 to Maggs.
Stock Code: 221244