London, (: George Routledge and Sons, 1875. Thick Octavo. A new edition. Two books in one. Phillip Massinger was English dramatist and who also collaborated much with Beaumont and Fletcher and others. Engraved vignette title page and regular title page, frontispiece portrait of Massinger, 450pp., including glossary. The Dramatic Works of John Ford. 212pp., including glossary. John Ford was an English poet and a major playwright during the reign of Charles I. Ford is best known for the tragedy 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1633). There is not much information on his life. A lovely copy bound in 3/4 brown pebble grained morocco over brown cloth, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges marbled with matching endpapers, early bookplate, small area of sunning along upper edge of front board. Very nice.
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