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The works of Sr William D'avenant Kt consisting of those which were formerly printed, and those which he design'd for the press: now published out of the authors originall copies.

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    SR - OS - 82.1/

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    [8], 402, [4], 68, 71-486, 111, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 2°.

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General note: Printer's name from Wing CD. Frontis. portrait (plate) of the author signed: Io. Grenhill pinx. W. Faithorne sculp. "Gondibert", "Madagascar", "Poems", and "Siege of Rhodes" each have special title pages dated 1672; new pagings begin with the "Siege of Rhodes" and "News from Plimouth". Dedication signed by D'Avenant's widow, Mary D'Avenant; "Reader," signed: Henry Herringman. Includes: "The answer of Mr. Hobbes to Sr. William D'Avenant's preface before Gondibert" and Thomas Carew's "Coelum Britannicum". Signatures P2-Q1 only (p. 113-120 of The play-house to be lett); MS. ink notes on P2r UK-SuSCL Cited in: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), D320 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms, 1966. 1 microfilm reel ; 35mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 207:9). Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex, 1962. 12 microopaques ;23 x 15 cm. (Three centuries of drama. English, 1516-1641) (Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1830). Also available in microfiche. Ownership and custodial history: Bookplate of William Harison UK-SuSCL Binding Information: 1/2 leather (C19th?) UK-SuSCL