The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. To which are added, the autographs of those eminent men, now first collected; an index, and illustrative notes.

London: John Major, 1825. First Major edition, large paper copy. 8vo in fours. xviii, 503 pp. Illustrated, portrait plates, copperplates on India paper, vignettes, head and tail-pieces. With the bookplate of George Allison Armour (Princeton, 1877) whose extensive library was sold through Anderson Art Gallery in 1937. Heckscher 2153. Sage, p. 233 (quoting Allibone): "This edition was intended as a companion to Major's editions of 'The Complete Angler.'" Coigney p. 387. Very good. Contemporary brown morocco, gilt, boards framed with multiple gilt and blindstamped rules, nicely rebacked, gilt spine title, gilt turn-ins, all edges gilt. (8836). Item #61923

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