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Works of John Dryden - Two Folio Volumes

By: Dryden, John

Price: $775.00

Publisher: London, Jacob Tonson: 1701

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 004649

Condition: Very Good-


John Dryden, the great poet and dramatist of the 17th century was born in 1631 and died in 1700 just one year before this set was published. The title page of the books read 'The Comedies, Tragedies and Operas written by John Dryden Esq., Now first Collected together and Corrected from the originals'. This is the first edition thus of the Works of John Dryden.The publisher of the books was the now legendary Jacob Tonson who is known for his sterling volumes as well as the fact that he was the first person to obtain a copyright on Shakespeare's plays. The two volumes are Folio in size and conta... View more info