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$US 225.00
Bacon, Sir Nicholas
The Recreations of His Age.
Imprint: Oxford, Daniel Press, 1919
Binding: Hardback
Sm. 4to., bluish-green wrappers with yapp edges, a little worn in places, with the title lettered on the front cover. 130 Copies printed by Dr. Daniel, probably in 1903, were found in sheets after his death. A title-page a short preface by Mr. Madan were added at the Clarendon Press and the edition was issued by Mr. Leslie Chaundy, a bookseller of Oxford who also bound in a notice slip at the front.The work contains thirty-six beautifully printed, unpublished poems by Sir Nicholas Bacon, the Lord Keeper of the Great Seal from 1558 until his death in 1579, printed from a manuscript volume. Desirable in the wrappers. See: Madan 58. Ransom. p. 246.
IN THE DISTINCTIVE DANIEL PRESS WRAPPERS
Stock number:610.