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Title:The Miscellaneous Works in Prose and Verse of Sir Thomas Overbury, Knt. Now First Collected. Edited with Notes, and a Biographical Account of the Author
Price:GBP£35.00 (about USD$47.60)
Item ID:B009-4045
Publisher:Reeves & Turner, London, 1890
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:No
Reeves & Turner, 1890, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Republished

yellow end-papers; bound in pebbled black cloth with, to front & rear, blind stamped symmetrical design incorporating fleur de lis within blind stamped outer border line; tissue-guarded b/w. frontis. portrait of Overbury; a volume in the 'Library of Old Authors' series first published in 1856 by John Russell Smith of London. This complete collection contains: Contents list; Introduction; Life of Sir Thomas Overbury; Overbury's poem 'The Wife', written to dissuade the Earl of Somerset from marrying the infamous Countess of Essex (both of whom were later found guilty of occasioning his murder by poison in the Tower of London); the 'Characters'; the first & second part of 'The Remedy of Love'; 'Observations on the XVII Provinces as they stood A. D. 1609' 'Crumms fal'n from King James's Table' and. to the rear. a section of notes. First Thus. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. lxvii, 309. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat, to front end-paper dated 1924. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Gilt titles & bands to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; Poetry; Fiction; Seventeenth Century Literature; England; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Literature & Literary. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4045.
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