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Dryden, John, 1631–1700

Dryden : the dramatic works : prefatory notes, introduction, chronology of dramatick poesie, the wild gallant, the rival ladies, the Indian Queen, the Indian Emperour, notes : in six volumes / edited by Montague Summers, for the Nonesuch Press.

London : The Nonesuch Press, MCMXXXI-MCMXXXII [1931-1932]
Physical Description:
6 volumes ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PR3411 .S86 1931
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"This edition has been printed and made in England for the Nonesuch Pess. It is limited to 750 standard sets of six volumes (numbered 51-800) and 50 special sets on Van Gelder paper, quarter bound (numbered 1 to 50)"--Volume 1, page [3].
Dreyfus, J. History of the Nonesuch Press, 80
BEIN Osborn pe146: With ms. notes by James M. Osborn.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 30 of 750. One of 50 special sets on Van Gelder paper. Bound in quarter vellum with marbled paper boards. Imperfect: lacks volume 4.
Subject Terms:
Dryden, John, 1631-1700.
Osborn, James Marshall -- Ms. notes (BEIN Osborn pe146).
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Summers, Montague, 1880-1948, editor.
Nonesuch Press, publisher.

  • v. 1. Prefatory note. Note as to the text. Introduction. Note on the music. Chronological table. Of dramatic poesy. The wild gallant. The rival ladies. The Indian queen. The Indian emperour; or, The conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards, being the sequel to The Indian queen
  • v. 2. Secret love; or, The maiden queen. Sr Martin Mar-all; or, The feigned innocence. The tempest; or, The enchanted island. An evening's love; or, The mock-astrologer. Tyrannick love; or, The royal martyr
  • v. 3. The conquest of Granada by the Spaniards, parts 1-2. Marriage a-la-mode. The assignation; or, Love in a nunnery. Amboyna. The state of innocence and fall of map
  • v. 4. The mistaken husband. Aureng-Zebe. All for love; or, The world well lost. The kind keeper; or, Mr. Limberham. Oedipus
  • v. 5. Troilus & Cressida; or, Truth found too late. The Spanish fryar; or The double discovery. The Duke of Guise. The vindication. Albion and Albanius
  • v. 6. Don Sebastian, King of Portugal. Amphitryon; or, The two Socia's. King Arthur; or The British worthy. Cleomenes, the Spartan-heroe. Love triumphant; or Nature will prevail. Dialogue and secular masque in The pilgrim. Notes.

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