The Second Volume of Miscellaneous Works Written by George, Late Duke of Buckingham. Containing a KEY to the REHEARSAL, and Several Pieces in Prose and Verse ; Never before PRINTED.....


The Title continues = …." With a Collection Of Poems, Satyrs, Letters, Dialogues, Essays, Characters, Maxims of State Valuable Speeches, in both Houses of Parliament, by Several Lords and Commons: Printed from Original Manuscripts, that give a light into the Secret History of the Times. Written by the Late Duke of Buckingham; Duke of Lauderdal; Marquis of Halifax; … Earl Of Rochester; … Sir William Temple… Sir Edward Seymour; … Mr Dryden; Sir George Etherege... ; Mr. Cowley; Mr. Otway; … Captain Ayloffe; … " (and many others…). In the (probably) original full leather boards, with a burgundy, (dulled) gilt title label. The boards are scruffy, scuffed and scraped, with corners through to the boards, some leather loss, and the front hinge is split and holding on with 5 of the 6 'strings'. There is some leather loss to the top and bottom of the spine, and the spine has a centre 'crack' throughout - but all boards/spine are present and holding tight. The page fore-edges are pretty age browned. Internally = plain endpapers - browned and with some light marks/grubbiness - with a full page b/w engraved portrait frontispiece of 'George. Duke. Marquess and Earle of Buckingham…' . A former owners' name in old faded ink at the very top of the title page. (14) + (xiii) + (3) + 264 pp. Some page standing 'proud' of the other edges and a couple of pages coming loose due to gapping in the gutters, but overall the text block is clean, bright and tight-ish. The print is a good deep colour in general throughout. Quite Scarce in First Edition. Ask for further detail if required. See IMAGES ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall

Title: The Second Volume of Miscellaneous Works Written by George, Late Duke of Buckingham. Containing a KEY to the REHEARSAL, and Several Pieces in Prose and Verse ; Never before PRINTED.....

Author Name: Buckingham Lord George (Late Duke Of Buckingham) Collected and Prepar'd ...by The Late Ingenious Mr. Tho. Brown

Categories: Poetry/War Poetry, Antiquarian -18th Century or Earlier, Biography. Essays. Letters. Diaries, History & Politics. Churchill, Education,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for Sam. Briscoe, and Sold By J. Nutt Near Stationers-Hall,: 1705

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 113011

Keywords: The Second Volume Of Miscellaneous Works Written By George, Late Duke Of Buckingham. Containing A KEY To The REHEARSAL, And Several Pieces In Prose And Verse ; Never Before PRINTED..... Collected And Prepared For The Prefs, By The Late Ingenious Mr. Tho. Brown . Printed For Sam. Briscoe, And Sold By J. Nutt Near Stationers-hall. 1705; Early 18th Century; With A Collection Of Poems, Satyrs, Letters, Dialogues, Essays, Characters, Maxims Of State Valuable Speeches, In Both Houses Of Parliament, By Several Lords And Commons: Printed From Original Manuscripts, That Give A Light Into The Secret History Of The Times. Written By The Late Duke Of Buckingham; Duke Of Lauderdal; Marquis Of Halifax; ….earl Of Rochester; That Give A Light Into The Secret History Of The Times. Written By The Late Duke Of Buckingham; Duke Of Lauderdal; Marquis Of Halifax; ….earl Of Rochester; Sir William Temple… Sir Edward Seymour;… Mr Dryden; Sir George Etherege….; Mr. Cowley; Mr. Otway;… Captain Ayloffe;…