Item #132784 The Life of Dr John Donne. Izaak WALTON.
The Life of Dr John Donne

The Life of Dr John Donne

London, The Folio Press, 1988 (first thus).

Octavo, 74 pages with a frontispiece portrait.

Quarter cloth and marbled boards; title label mounted on the front cover and spine; top edge gilt, leading edge uncut; covers very slightly bowed; bottom corners slightly rubbed; an excellent copy with the transparent acetate dustwrapper a little cockled and creased.

One of a small series of letterpress editions produced by The Folio Society under the Folio Press imprint. With an introduction by Colin Ward. The text 'is taken from Walton's revised edition of 1658. Walton's own notes appear as footnotes to the text, while further explanatory notes by A.H. Bullen (for the 1884 edition published by George Bell) appear at the end'.

Item #132784

Price (AUD): $65.00

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